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Re: sgimips crimefb broken in -current?

On Sun, 26 Jan 2020 19:05:50 +0100
Tobias Nygren <tnn%NetBSD.org@localhost> wrote:

> Hi,
> In the process of refurbishing my O2 boxes I've upgraded from
> 7.99.something to 9.99.42 and switched from o32 to n32 ABI.
> It seems crimefb no longer works. It hangs during early boot
> with both GENERIC32_IP3x and GENERIC64_32_IP3x.
> I can boot to multiuser on serial console, but then the firmware
> doesn't initialize crimefb and it refuses to attach.
> It is possible to force the NetBSD/sgimips kernel to use a serial
> console while still having crimefb initialized?
> I didn't find anything like "options CONSDEV" on other ports ...

So I figured out how to do that. Edited sgimips/console.c to
force-attach serial(0) as console and dev/crmfb.c to not attach as
console. Then the framebuffer works fine with wscons. For some reason
it doesn't like being the console any more.


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