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

On Sun, 2015-06-21 at 19:01 +0200, Karsten Merker wrote:
> > 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.

IIRC the network-console images (used on e.g. headless qnap systems) run
one instance on serial (in case you have a cable) and another on the ssh
login session, each beginning (again IIRC) with a menu saying "Start on
this one".

Doing something similar for fb + serial doesn't seem totally infeasible.


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