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Re: init=/bin/sh and serial devices

To: Mike Shaver <shaver@neon.ingenia.ca>
Subject: Re: init=/bin/sh and serial devices
From: "Alistair Lambie" <alambie@wellington.sgi.com>
Date: Wed, 9 Apr 1997 14:29:40 +0000
Cc: linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
In-reply-to: "Alistair Lambie" <alambie> "Re: init=/bin/sh and serial devices" (Apr 9, 2:23pm)
References: <199704090209.WAA06281@neon.ingenia.ca> <9704091422.ZM9856@windy.wellington.sgi.com>
Sender: owner-linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
BTW, if you use the init package it will take care of all this stuff...you
should be able to just lay it over the top of the root package on your nfs
disk.

Cheers, Alistair

On Apr 9,  2:23pm, Alistair Lambie wrote:
> Subject: Re: init=/bin/sh and serial devices
> On Apr 9,  2:12pm, Mike Shaver wrote:
> > Subject: init=/bin/sh and serial devices
> > Wierd stuff here.
> > We've got it mountinng the NFS partition and running /bin/sh, but we
> > can't type anything to it at that point.
> > It's kinda weird, because we see the `#' prompt, but stuff I type to
> > it isn't registering.
> >
> > stdin in /dev/cua1, FWIW.
> >
>
> Try 'init=/bin/sh </dev/cua1 >/dev/cua1'.  I seem to remember you need that.
> Sorry all this seems to be coming piece meal, but it's been a long time since
I
> have run it up, and you kind of forget some of the details till you are
> reminded!
>
> Cheers, Alistair
>
> --
> Alistair Lambie
                                    alambie@wellington.sgi.com
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>-- End of excerpt from Alistair Lambie



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Alistair Lambie                                     alambie@wellington.sgi.com
Silicon Graphics New Zealand                              SGI Voicemail: 56791
Level 5, Walsh Wrightson Tower,                             Ph: +64-4-802 1455
94-96 Dixon St, Wellington, NZ                             Fax: +64-4-802 1459

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