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Re: serial console install - boot-floppies woody 3.0

"John H. Robinson, IV" <jhriv@ucsd.edu> writes:

> doing a serial console install on i386 architecture, serial console, i
> noticed upon reboot that everything went smoothly until base-config
> completed, and the getty was spawned.
> T0:23:respawn:/sbin/getty -L ttyS0 9600 vt102
> my console was using 115200 bps, not 9600.
> the ``console=ttyS0,115200n8'' was passed to the kernel at boot time, so
> the serial speed was in /proc/cmdline at install and reboot time.
> it looks like update_console_info() in
> ./utilities/dbootstrap/baseconfig.c is the place to fix this.

Hmm, are you suggesting the console args should be parsed from
/proc/cmdline and then we frob around in inittab to set this?

Is there any more elegant way of doing it?

Would it be possible to work through a patch or, if not, file a bug
for it so we don't forget?

.....Adam Di Carlo....adam@onshore.com.....<URL:http://www.onshored.com/>

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