Subject: Re: kernel on sparc64 fails to link
To: None <,>
From: Dennis Chernoivanov <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/19/2003 00:05:06
On Sat, Oct 18, 2003 at 08:40:01AM -0400, Sean Davis wrote:
> It appears that cn_tab is being declared as NULL in sys/dev/cons.c, and then
> declared again as &consdev_prom in sys/arch/sparc64/dev/consinit.c. What
> would the proper fix for this be? removing the NULL initializer in cons.c
> allows the kernel to link and boot, but the console hangs on login, and
> ssh-ing in doesn't work either, so that does not seem to be the correct way
> to go. IANAKH, so any help is appreciated.

 This was my change, and I apologize for the broken build. The proper fix is
indeed to remove NULL initializer in cons.c, and this is what I have just
committed. FWIW, sparc64 netboots and works fine for me.