[U-Boot-Users] [PATCH] Enable device and console for ARM.

Wolfgang Denk wd at denx.de
Fri Jun 20 00:36:20 CEST 2003

In message <FD2AC9A020DDD51194710008C7089B20053D4C80 at dlee17.itg.ti.com> you wrote:
> * One other comment on this enabling the console patch...it should fix a bug
> which is in common/boot_cmd.c/read_record() . read_record currently EXPECTS
> syscalls_tbl to have been allocated, and it dereferences the table looking
> for a console device.  Prior to this patch the ARM code failed to ever
> allocate this small table at all.  So, it was likely a dereference of a
> uninitilized structure.

Thanks for pointing this out.

Fixed (by #ifdef'ing out the affected code for anything non-PPC).

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

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