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Re: console on serial

To: Richard Hartensveld <richard@infopact.nl>
Subject: Re: console on serial
From: Mike Shaver <shaver@netscape.com>
Date: Thu, 17 Dec 1998 17:24:56 -0500
Cc: "linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com" <linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com>
Organization: Just Another Snake Cult
References: <3678F801.C399874F@infopact.nl>
Sender: owner-linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
Richard Hartensveld wrote:
> I'm trying to get linux installed on a challenge S, which has no video
> board, all goes pretty
> well until i get into userland and the kernel wants to open
> /dev/console, which i would
> like to be a terminal on the serial port, is this possible?

Yeah, that's how I boot my Indy when I need to capture early-on kernel
dumps.
Make sure that /dev/console is a symlink to /dev/ttyS0.

I assume the prom is set correctly, because you're getting this far.

Mike

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