serial console on 8.x (probably sio vs uart)
julian at elischer.org
Fri Sep 12 18:07:33 UTC 2008
Garance A Drosihn wrote:
> At 10:04 AM -0700 9/12/08, Julian Elischer wrote:
>>> No. Hints are optional and misused as they are. We're
>>> not making things any cleaner if we make driver X look
>>> for hints for driver Y.
>> yeah but I almost bricked a machine the other day upgrading because
>> I didn't have any uart hints but there were sio hints from the
>> previous kernel that would have done the job.
> /usr/src/UPDATING includes some boot-loader commands which are
> supposed to help people who get into that situation. That didn't
> work for me, but ...
that assumes you can get to the console.
> Hmm. actually that reminds me of something I forgot to try.
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