RE: Console problem

From: Magenheimer, Dan (HP Labs Fort Collins) <dan.magenheimer_at_hp.com>
Date: 2005-06-11 08:25:10
Take a look at linux/Documentation/ia64/serial.txt (in
linux-2.6.10 or greater) for a detailed explanation.
(Thanks to Bjorn for good documentation... I just
ran into a similar problem myself and he pointed me
to this.)

Dan

> -----Original Message-----
> From: linux-ia64-owner@vger.kernel.org 
> [mailto:linux-ia64-owner@vger.kernel.org] On Behalf Of Monica Correa
> Sent: Friday, June 10, 2005 4:06 PM
> To: gelato-technical@gelato.unsw.edu.au; linux-ia64@vger.kernel.org
> Subject: Console problem
> 
>   Hi, 
>  
>    I'm having some problems to boot the Linux kernel 
> 2.6.11.11 on a HP 
> Superdome with 16 Itanium 2 processors and EFI version 1.1.  
> After the 
> "Uncompressing Linux ... done" message appears, there is no 
> more output 
> for the console. The boot doesn't stop (I'm sending part of the 
> /var/log/messages file attached to this email), but no more 
> messages are 
> printed in the console and the "login" prompt is not shown. 
> It seems to 
> be a console problem, but I'm not sure about how to fix it... When I 
> boot kernel  2.4 without the "console=" option, I have a similar 
> problem, no kernel output, but the "login" prompt is shown. 
> For kernel 
> 2.4 the problem is solved when I specify the "console=ttyS0" 
> argument in 
> the boot process. However, the same doesn't happen for kernel 
> 2.6. Even 
> if I specify "console=ttyS0", I have no kernel output and no "login" 
> prompt. I also tried "console=hcdp" but it also doesn't work. 
> Has anyone 
> experienced a similar problem which could help me solving it? 
>  
>   Any suggestion is welcome! 
>  
>   Thanks in advance, 
>   Monica
> 
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost syslogd 1.4.1#17: restart.
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: klogd 1.4.1#17, log source = 
> /proc/kmsg started.
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: Cannot find map file.
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: No module symbols loaded - kernel 
> modules not enabled.
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: Linux version 2.6.11.11 
> (root@brpoaolympiaa1) (gcc version 3.3.5 (Debian 1:3.3.5-13)) #13 SMP 
> Fri Jun 10 11:44:06 BRT 2005
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: EFI v1.10 by HP: 
> SALsystab=0x720ff7d4408 ACPI 2.0=0x720ffba0000 HCDP=0x720ffbc8508 
> SMBIOS=0x7fffe000
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: booting generic kernel on 
> platform hpzx1
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: PCDP: v3 at 0x720ffbc8508
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: Number of logical nodes in 
> system = 4
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: Number of memory chunks in 
> system = 5
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: efi.trim_top: ignoring 12288KB of 
> memory at 0x72000000000 due to granule hole at 0x720fe000000
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: warning: skipping physical page 0
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost last message repeated 2 times
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: SAL 3.2: HP Orca/IPF version 3.54
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: SAL Platform features: None
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: SAL: AP wakeup using external 
> interrupt vector 0xff
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: ACPI: Local APIC address 
> c0000000fee00000
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: GSI 16 (level, low) -> CPU 
> 0 (0x0001) 
> vector 48
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: 10 CPUs available, 12 CPUs total
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: MCA related initialization done
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: warning: skipping physical page 0
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: Virtual mem_map starts at 
> 0xa0007ff98b20c000
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: Built 4 zonelists
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: Kernel command line: 
> BOOT_IMAGE=scsi0:/EFI/debian/boot/vmlinuz2.6.11.11.gz 
> root=/dev/sda2 ro 
> console=hcdp
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: PID hash table entries: 
> 4096 (order: 
> 12, 131072 bytes)
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: Console: colour dummy device 80x25
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: Memory: 12458688k/12507760k 
> available 
> (4961k code, 56480k reserved, 2482k data, 352k init)
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: McKinley Errata 9 workaround not 
> needed; disabling it
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: Dentry cache hash table entries: 
> 2097152 (order: 10, 16777216 bytes)
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: Inode-cache hash table entries: 
> 1048576 (order: 9, 8388608 bytes)
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: Mount-cache hash table 
> entries: 1024 
> (order: 0, 16384 bytes)
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: Boot processor id 0x0/0x1
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: task migration cache decay 
> timeout: 10 
> msecs.
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: CPU 1: synchronized ITC with CPU 0 
> (last diff 6 cycles, maxerr 442 cycles)
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: CPU 2: synchronized ITC with CPU 0 
> (last diff -2 cycles, maxerr 2281 cycles)
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: CPU 3: synchronized ITC with CPU 0 
> (last diff -2 cycles, maxerr 2276 cycles)
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: CPU 4: synchronized ITC with CPU 0 
> (last diff 3 cycles, maxerr 1776 cycles)
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: CPU 5: synchronized ITC with CPU 0 
> (last diff -2 cycles, maxerr 1776 cycles)
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: CPU 6: synchronized ITC with CPU 0 
> (last diff -2 cycles, maxerr 2276 cycles)
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: CPU 7: synchronized ITC with CPU 0 
> (last diff 2 cycles, maxerr 2274 cycles)
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: CPU 8: synchronized ITC with CPU 0 
> (last diff 0 cycles, maxerr 2271 cycles)
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: CPU 9: synchronized ITC with CPU 0 
> (last diff 0 cycles, maxerr 2281 cycles)
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: Brought up 10 CPUs
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: Total of 10 processors activated 
> (13467.04 BogoMIPS).
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: NET: Registered protocol family 16
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: ACPI: Subsystem revision 20050211
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: ACPI: Interpreter enabled
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: ACPI: Using IOSAPIC for 
> interrupt routing
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: ACPI: PCI Root Bridge [L000] (00:00)
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: ACPI: PCI Root Bridge [L001] (00:1c)
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: ACPI: PCI Root Bridge [L002] (00:38)
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: ACPI: PCI Root Bridge [L004] (00:54)
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: ACPI: PCI Root Bridge [L006] (00:70)
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: ACPI: PCI Root Bridge [L008] (00:8c)
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: ACPI: PCI Root Bridge [L010] (00:a9)
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: ACPI: PCI Root Bridge [L012] (00:c6)
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: ACPI: PCI Root Bridge [L014] (00:e3)
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: SCSI subsystem initialized
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: PCI: Using ACPI for IRQ routing
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: ** PCI interrupts are no 
> longer routed 
> automatically.  If this
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: ** causes a device to stop 
> working, it 
> is probably because the
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: ** driver failed to call 
> pci_enable_device().  As a temporary
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: ** workaround, the "pci=routeirq" 
> argument restores the old
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: ** behavior.  If this 
> argument makes 
> the device work again,
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: ** please email the output 
> of "lspci" 
> to bjorn.helgaas@hp.com
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: ** so I can fix the driver.
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: IOC: sx1000 0.1 HPA 
> 0xf8120002000 IOVA 
> space 1024Mb at 0x80000000
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: IOC: sx1000 0.1 HPA 
> 0xf8120003000 IOVA 
> space 1024Mb at 0x80000000
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: perfmon: version 2.0 IRQ 238
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: perfmon: Itanium 2 PMU detected, 16 
> PMCs, 18 PMDs, 4 counters (47 bits)
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: PAL Information Facility v0.5
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: perfmon: added sampling format 
> default_format
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: perfmon_default_smpl: 
> default_format 
> v2.0 registered
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: Total HugeTLB memory allocated, 0
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: VFS: Disk quotas dquot_6.5.1
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: Dquot-cache hash table 
> entries: 2048 
> (order 0, 16384 bytes)
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: devfs: 2004-01-31 Richard Gooch 
> (rgooch@atnf.csiro.au)
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: devfs: boot_options: 0x0
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: Installing knfsd (copyright 
> (C) 1996 
> okir@monad.swb.de).
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: Initializing Cryptographic API
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: EFI Time Services Driver v0.4
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: io scheduler noop registered
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: io scheduler anticipatory registered
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: io scheduler deadline registered
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: io scheduler cfq registered
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: RAMDISK driver initialized: 16 RAM 
> disks of 16384K size 1024 blocksize
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: GSI 24 (level, low) -> CPU 
> 1 (0x0401) 
> vector 49
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: ACPI: PCI interrupt 
> 0000:00:02.0[A] -> 
> GSI 24 (level, low) -> IRQ 49
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: sym0: <1010-66> rev 0x1 at pci 
> 0000:00:02.0 irq 49
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: sym0: Symbios NVRAM, ID 7, Fast-80, 
> SE, parity checking
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: sym0: open drain IRQ line driver, 
> using on-chip SRAM
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: sym0: using 
> LOAD/STORE-based firmware.
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: sym0: handling phase mismatch from 
> SCRIPTS.
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: sym0: SCSI BUS has been reset.
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: scsi0 : sym-2.1.18n
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel:   Vendor: HP 36.4G  Model: 
> MAS3367NC         Rev: HPC3
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel:   Type:   
> Direct-Access                      ANSI SCSI revision: 03
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: sym0:6:0: tagged command queuing 
> enabled, command queue depth 16.
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel:  target0:0:6: Beginning 
> Domain Validation
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: sym0:6: wide asynchronous.
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: sym0:6: FAST-20 WIDE SCSI 
> 40.0 MB/s ST 
> (50.0 ns, offset 31)
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel:  target0:0:6: Ending Domain 
> Validation
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: GSI 25 (level, low) -> CPU 
> 2 (0x0801) 
> vector 50
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: ACPI: PCI interrupt 
> 0000:00:02.1[B] -> 
> GSI 25 (level, low) -> IRQ 50
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: sym1: <1010-66> rev 0x1 at pci 
> 0000:00:02.1 irq 50
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: sym1: Symbios NVRAM, ID 7, Fast-80, 
> SE, parity checking
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: sym1: open drain IRQ line driver, 
> using on-chip SRAM
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: sym1: using 
> LOAD/STORE-based firmware.
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: sym1: handling phase mismatch from 
> SCRIPTS.
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: sym1: SCSI BUS has been reset.
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: scsi1 : sym-2.1.18n
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel:   Vendor: HP        Model: DVD-ROM 
> 305       Rev: 1.01
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel:   Type:   
> CD-ROM                             ANSI SCSI revision: 02
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel:  target1:0:2: Beginning 
> Domain Validation
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel:  target1:0:2: Domain Validation 
> skipping write tests
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: sym1:2: FAST-20 SCSI 20.0 MB/s ST 
> (50.0 ns, offset 16)
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel:  target1:0:2: Ending Domain 
> Validation
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: GSI 26 (level, low) -> CPU 
> 3 (0x0c01) 
> vector 51
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: ACPI: PCI interrupt 
> 0000:00:03.0[A] -> 
> GSI 26 (level, low) -> IRQ 51
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: sym2: <1010-66> rev 0x1 at pci 
> 0000:00:03.0 irq 51
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: sym2: Symbios NVRAM, ID 7, Fast-80, 
> SE, parity checking
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: sym2: open drain IRQ line driver, 
> using on-chip SRAM
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: sym2: using 
> LOAD/STORE-based firmware.
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: sym2: handling phase mismatch from 
> SCRIPTS.
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: sym2: SCSI BUS has been reset.
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: scsi2 : sym-2.1.18n
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: GSI 27 (level, low) -> CPU 
> 0 (0x0001) 
> vector 52
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: ACPI: PCI interrupt 
> 0000:00:03.1[B] -> 
> GSI 27 (level, low) -> IRQ 52
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: sym3: <1010-66> rev 0x1 at pci 
> 0000:00:03.1 irq 52
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: sym3: Symbios NVRAM, ID 7, Fast-80, 
> LVD, parity checking
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: sym3: open drain IRQ line driver, 
> using on-chip SRAM
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: sym3: using 
> LOAD/STORE-based firmware.
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: sym3: handling phase mismatch from 
> SCRIPTS.
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: sym3: SCSI BUS has been reset.
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: scsi3 : sym-2.1.18n
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: SCSI device sda: 71132960 512-byte 
> hdwr sectors (36420 MB)
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: SCSI device sda: drive cache: write 
> through
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: SCSI device sda: 71132960 512-byte 
> hdwr sectors (36420 MB)
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: SCSI device sda: drive cache: write 
> through
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel:  
> /dev/scsi/host0/bus0/target6/lun0: p1 
> p2 p3
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: Attached scsi disk sda at scsi0, 
> channel 0, id 6, lun 0
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: mice: PS/2 mouse device 
> common for all 
> mice
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: md: raid5 personality 
> registered as nr 4
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: raid5: measuring checksumming speed
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel:    ia64      :  2064.384 MB/sec
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: raid5: using function: ia64 
> (2064.384 
> MB/sec)
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: md: md driver 0.90.1 
> MAX_MD_DEVS=256, 
> MD_SB_DISKS=27
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: EFI Variables Facility 
> v0.08 2004-May-17
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: NET: Registered protocol family 2
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: IP: routing cache hash 
> table of 262144 
> buckets, 4096Kbytes
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: TCP established hash table entries: 
> 8388608 (order: 13, 134217728 bytes)
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: TCP bind hash table entries: 65536 
> (order: 6, 1048576 bytes)
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: TCP: Hash tables configured 
> (established 8388608 bind 65536)
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: NET: Registered protocol family 1
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: NET: Registered protocol family 17
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: devfs_mk_dev: could not append to 
> parent for md/0
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: md: Autodetecting RAID arrays.
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: md: autorun ...
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: md: ... autorun DONE.
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: EXT2-fs warning (device sda2): 
> ext2_fill_super: mounting ext3 filesystem as ext2
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel:
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: VFS: Mounted root (ext2 filesystem) 
> readonly.
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: Freeing unused kernel 
> memory: 352kB freed
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: Warning: unable to open an initial 
> console.
> Jun 10 11:47:56 localhost kernel: Adding 1473632k swap on /dev/sda3.  
> Priority:-1 extents:1
> Jun 10 11:47:58 localhost lpd[3239]: restarted
> 
> 
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