[tech] mooneye, mermaid upgrades

James Andrewartha trs80 at ucc.gu.uwa.edu.au
Sun Apr 29 18:40:06 WST 2007


On Sat, 28 Apr 2007, David Adam wrote:

>>> Serial was broken on mermaid too, but that's now fixed, however coke 
>>> still isn't working and I can't talk to the machine via minicom, might 
>>> be a layer 1 issue.
>>
>> As per http://wiki.ucc.asn.au/FixCoke , it now works again.
>
> Interestingly, I couldn't get 'rmmod 8250 && modprobe 8250' to work the
> other day. The module wasn't loaded, and then modprobe failed with
> 'device in use' or something similar.

Yeah, I had to reconfigure xen's console to not grab the serial posts - 
set console=vga in the kernel line, and xencons=tty in the module line.

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