On Thu, Mar 31, 2005 at 07:15:29PM +0200, Geert Stappers wrote: > On Thu, Mar 31, 2005 at 12:44:12PM +0200, Peter 'p2' De Schrijver wrote: > > FYI: the install attempt was done using serial console. The machine does > > not have a linux supported graphics board. > > | > | Console output : > | > | 0 > boot /pci/ethernet:, console=ttyS0 > | LOAD: Waiting 60 seconds for Spanning Tree > | BOOTP R = 1 BOOTP S = 1 > | FILE: /tftpboot/vmlinuz-prep.initrd > | Load Addr=0x1000000 Max Size=0x7000000 > | FINAL Packet Count = 10778 Final File Size = 5517847 bytes. > | > > mmmmmm > > Where I'm not aware about the default baudrate > I would force it to 9600 > By default the kernel takes the bitrate as configured in the UART so it should be ok as it works with other kernels without this parameter. The firmware uses 9600 bps. > 0 > boot /pci/ethernet:, console=ttyS0,9600 > > > > And another "more then skipping to the next message" : > > Are bootstrap serial port and Linux ttyS0 the same device? > Yes, they are. 2 possible reasons for this problem I see : + http://www.solinno.co.uk/7043-140/files/2.6.9-rc2/*.diff are not applied + support for 8250 serial and console is missing. I wouldn't expect that as all other prep platforms I know of use a 8250 compatible UART. A self-compiled 126.96.36.199 fai kernel works fine. Cheers, Peter (p2).
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