Re: CVS version builds but doesn't run
On Tue, Nov 02, 1999 at 12:38:36PM -0700, Erik Andersen wrote:
> On Tue Nov 02, 1999 at 11:47:05AM -0700, Matt Porter wrote:
> > I will try this on a video console machine since I can't see a lot of error
> > messages on serial console.
> On the subject of serial console... Anybody know if the sparc
> is still broken wrt serial console? The old busybox init.c
> checks if console==/dev/tty[ab] and then remaps things to
> /dev/ttyS. Is this sort of uglyness still needed?
> Also, a bunch of the console detection code could be simplified if
> I can be assured that somebody has done a:
> rm -f console
> mknod -m 622 console c 5 1
You mean in busybox, right? I gutted a lot of the old stuff in dbootstrap
already because of /dev/console.
> Do the boot floppies now have /dev/console as a device instead of
> a symlink?
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