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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[01].  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?


Matt Porter
This is Linux Country. On a quiet night, you can hear Windows reboot.

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