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Re: "unable to open initial console" overcame

On Tue, 10 Aug 2004, Petr Stehlik wrote:
> V Út, 10. 08. 2004 v 01:41, Stephen R Marenka píše:
> > > console=tty0
> > > in bootargs (kernel parameters) fixes it and the d-i boots
> > Well I think it's required for any machine using a serial console.
> I am not using a serial console. I have just added debug=ser, that's
> all. I hope the debug=ser works at lower kernel level and that it
> doesn't affect the console. It would be kinda stupid if my serial cable
> debugging caused me all the trouble with Unable to open the initial
> console.

debug=ser registers a console as well (hmm, perhaps not in old kernels like
2.2 ... OK, it does).

And you indeed need console=tty0 or console=ttyS0 if you're using debug=, since
we started registering a console for debug=.



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