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Re: console on Niagara in 6.0.1

From: Jurij Smakov <jurij@wooyd.org>
Date: Thu, 26 May 2011 00:27:49 +0100

> On Tue, Mar 22, 2011 at 06:14:03PM -0700, David Miller wrote:
>> From: Jurij Smakov <jurij@wooyd.org>
>> Date: Tue, 22 Mar 2011 23:04:02 +0000
>> > If you could compile and run it on your machine, it would be very 
>> > interesting to see whether you'll get /dev/ttyS0 or /dev/ttyHV0 (on my 
>> > machine sunsab driver is used, and it's using 'ttyS' as prefix for 
>> > both). At least, this potentially allows us to do a proper fix in the
>> > next release.
>> The test program correctly gives /dev/ttyS0 on my machine.
> By now various fixes for this issue have made it into testing and 
> unstable, so I believe that the daily Debian installer builds (for 
> example, [0]) should work correctly on your machine and add a getty
> line for serial console in /etc/inittab.
> If you could confirm that the issue is fixed, it would be appreciated.
> [0] http://cdimage.debian.org/cdimage/daily-builds/daily/arch-latest/sparc/iso-cd/debian-testing-sparc-netinst.iso

Thanks a lot Jurij, I will test this next week for sure.

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