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Re: Unable to open an intial console

On Tue, Oct 04, 2005 at 01:59:24PM +0200, Dr. Zimmermann wrote:
> Hi,
> For my Ultra5 I'm using a self-compiled kernel 2.6.12(.4)
> Trying to update to any version later than 2.6.13-rc3-git4 leads
> to the above message (and fails) on bootup.
> I've tracked the problem so far that this appears when the kernel
> cannot find graphic and text console (/dev/tty1 && /dev/ttyS0).
> Since it worked up to 2.6.12.x, I'd be interested in some hints what
> could've caused this problem and how to avoid it. (The kernel has
> the drivers for disk access compiled-in and does not use an initial
> ramdisk).
> THNX, Roger


  I think this may well be due to udev managing /dev.

BOFH excuse #135:

You put the disk in upside down.

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