[uClinux-dev] Odd boot message

David McCullough davidm at snapgear.com
Wed Mar 19 16:58:16 EST 2003

Jivin Stuart MacDonald lays it down ...
> In arch/m68knommu/kernel/setup.c:setup_arch() is the line:
> printk("\x0F\r\n\nuClinux/" CPU "\n");
> The leading "\x0F", what is that supposed to do? On my serial console
> (5272 onboard uart using mcfserial.c from dist-20020927) it prints a
> garbage byte. Looking through the archives I see sometimes it prints
> the garbage byte, sometimes nothing (or the poster cut it out),
> sometimes 0F.
> Any reason for the extra "\r\n\n" at the start?
> Any objections to shortening it to:
> printk("uClinux/" CPU "\n");

It looks bogus to me,  anyone want to speak on behalf of this code before
it gets the chop :-)


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