[U-Boot-Users] UART 16654

Wolfgang Denk wd at denx.de
Mon Dec 27 21:10:59 CET 2004

In message <41D03CB0.2020306 at fsforth.de> you wrote:
> Using an u-boot with the NS16550 makes linux not booting any more. The 
> last message I get is "Starting kernel ...". It is not possible to ping 
> the target any more. Using an u-boot without the NS16550 driver works. I 
> don't see the u-boot output but linux starts normal.
> Any ideas what's going wrong?

You have a problem in your Linux kernel. The Linux drivers  must  not
make any assumptions about any initialization done or not done by any
boot loader. Fix your Linux driver.

See also the related FAQ at

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

Software Engineering:  Embedded and Realtime Systems,  Embedded Linux
Phone: (+49)-8142-66989-10 Fax: (+49)-8142-66989-80 Email: wd at denx.de
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