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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 14:31:16 +0000
Cc: linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
In-reply-to: "Alistair Lambie" <alambie> "Re: init=/bin/sh and serial devices" (Apr 9, 2:30pm)
References: <199704090209.WAA06281@neon.ingenia.ca> <9704091422.ZM9856@windy.wellington.sgi.com> <9704091429.ZM9870@windy.wellington.sgi.com>
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On Apr 9,  2:30pm, Alistair Lambie wrote:
> Subject: Re: init=/bin/sh and serial devices
> 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.
>

You will need to edit inittab for the serial devices...it's set up for the vc's
on a 'headed' Indy.


> 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
> > Silicon Graphics New Zealand                                  SGI
Voicemail: 56791
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> >-- End of excerpt from Alistair Lambie
>
>
>
> --
> 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
>-- 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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