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Re: console on Niagara in 6.0.1

On Sun, Mar 20, 2011 at 11:03:32PM -0700, David Miller wrote:
> I problem I've reported repeatedly in the past, is still present in
> 6.0.1
> Namely that the Niagara console does not get setup properly.
> So if you don't select SSHD to be installed or similar, the system
> cannot be logged into at the first boot since no login gettys get
> spawned on the correct device.
> Simply making sure the "T0" line in /etc/inittab gets uncommented
> seems to be enough.

I guess that this might be as simple as console having an unexpected 
name. Here's the script which modifies inittab at the end of the 


It would be great if you could check what it does on your system using 
the following steps:

1. Run through the installation until the final prompt, asking you to 
remove the media before reboot.
2. Press Back repeatedly until you get to the main installer menu.
3. Start a shell from the menu.
4. Run '/bin/sh -x /usr/lib/finish-install.d/90console' and post the 
output somewhere.

I guess this will be sufficient to understand what's going on.

Best regards,
Jurij Smakov                                           jurij@wooyd.org
Key: http://www.wooyd.org/pgpkey/                      KeyID: C99E03CC

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