Hi, Karsten Merker <email@example.com> (2015-06-21): > On Sun, Jun 21, 2015 at 09:17:12AM -0700, Vagrant Cascadian wrote: > > > On 2015-06-21, Karsten Merker wrote: > > > If we don't pass a console variable to the kernel, d-i starts > > > on the console device defined by the platform's stdout-path > > > property, i.e. usually on a serial console - again bad luck > > > for people having only a framebuffer console. > > > > > > If we set the console variable to tty0, d-i starts on the > > > framebuffer console if it is available, or on a dummy console, > > > if no framebuffer console is available. The dummy console is > > > invisible, i.e. a serial-console-only user doesn't get any > > > output, so bad luck for the people using a serial console > > > in this case. > > > > What about adding support in debian-installer to dsisplay on both the > > serial console and framebuffer? > > My memory on that topic is unfortunately a bit shady, but IIRC > this was proposed some time ago already and was dismissed due to > technical problems, but I cannot remember any details. > Kibi, do you by chance have some information in this regard? Sorry, but that doesn't ring any bells. Mraw, KiBi.
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