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Re: Serial console and init

----- Original Message -----
From: "Miquel van Smoorenburg" <miquels@cistron.nl>
To: <debian-devel@lists.debian.org>
Sent: Wednesday, July 12, 2000 9:39 PM
Subject: Re: Serial console and init

> In article <cistron.20000712182513.A8285@borg.cs.bilkent.edu.tr>,
> Eray 'exa' Ozkural <erayo@cs.bilkent.edu.tr> wrote:
> >However, I've had some trouble with init. I receive the kernel startup
> >messages all right, and the login also comes ok. But I can see
> >no output from INIT. I set the transfer rate to 38400 baud to avoid
> >and declared a serial console on the inittab. It seems that the
> >INIT should be using the /dev/console and at 38400 baud. Anyhow,
> >the thing is that the serial console remains inactive between
> >the startup of INIT and the initial login prompt. How can I fix this?
> Did you recreate /dev/console as per the docs? It needs to look
> like this:
> # ls -l /dev/console
> crw-rw-rw-   1 root     root       5,   1 Jul 12 20:11 /dev/console
> I.e. character device 5,1

That already seems to be the case with the latest "base" image, and that's
I'm using.


Eray Ozkural.

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