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Re: U-Boot, d-i and selecting the console device

On Sun, Jun 21, 2015 at 05:52:20PM +0200, Karsten Merker wrote:
> Hello everybody,


> AFAICS there is no way to determine the "active" console in
> u-boot and set either the u-boot console variable or the
> stdout-path property accordingly.  Even if there was such a
> mechanism, the question remains: what is the "active" console?

SUN servers check the presence of a keyboard.
If a keyboard is found, console is at the video hardware.
Otherwise console at serial port.

d-i could check for USB keyboard
in the absence of 'console=ttyS0' kernelparameter.

Geert Stappers
Leven en laten leven

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