On Wed, Mar 07, 2007 at 05:14:21PM +0000, Stephen Mollett wrote: > On Wednesday 07 Mar 2007, Michal Piotrowski wrote: > > BTW. Does anyone care about parport console? > > console=lp0 hangs since at least 2.6.18 > > For the record, I used console=lp0 quite recently (stock 2.6.19 according to > the printout, running on i386) [to find out what was causing a panic that > immediately vanished off the top of the screen because of "atkbd.c: Spurious > ACK..."s from the flashing kb LEDs] and it worked just fine.
ISTR lp consoles block indefinitely until the printer is ready, so if you ask for a lp console but don't have a working printer connected it will hang. -- Russell King Linux kernel 2.6 ARM Linux - http://www.arm.linux.org.uk/ maintainer of: - To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in the body of a message to [EMAIL PROTECTED] More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/