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Re: Challange S question..

To: Chris Chiapusio <chipper@llamas.net>
Subject: Re: Challange S question..
From: Richard Hartensveld <richard@infopact.nl>
Date: Wed, 10 Feb 1999 17:12:17 -0800
Cc: linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
References: <Pine.LNX.4.05.9902101630540.769-100000@chipsworld.llamas.net>
Sender: owner-linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
Chris Chiapusio wrote:

> This is my first time working witha  net booting workstation and i'm
> having a problem w/ the install kernel booting on a Challenge S.
>
> I saw the mention in the mail archive and attempted to do as it instructs,
> but alas, I have had no success.
>
> the kernel says this on boot:
> SGI Zilog8530 serial driver version 1.00
> Keyboard timeout
> Keyboard timeout
> tty00 at 0xbfbd9838 (irq = 21) is a Zilog8530
> tty01 at 0xbfbd9830 (irq = 21) is a Zilog8530
> <snip>
> VFS: Mounted root (nfs filesystem).
> Adv: done running setup()
> Freeing unused kernel memory: 44k freed
>
> and freezes there.
>
> now what i've done regarding the instructions on the web site are:
> [root@outland dev]# pwd
> /usr/src/sgi/installfs/dev
> [root@outland dev]# ls -al tty* console*
> lrwxrwxrwx   1 root     root            5 Feb 10 16:16 console -> ttyS0
> lrwxrwxrwx   1 root     root            5 Feb 10 16:21 tty00 -> ttyS0
> lrwxrwxrwx   1 root     root            5 Feb 10 16:21 tty01 -> ttyS1
> crw-------   1 root     root       4,   1 May 11  1998 tty1
> crw-------   1 root     root       4,   2 May 11  1998 tty2
> crw-------   1 root     root       4,   3 May 11  1998 tty3
> crw-------   1 root     root       4,   4 May 11  1998 tty4
> crw-------   1 root     root       4,   5 May 11  1998 tty5
> crw-r--r--   1 root     root       4,  64 Feb 10 16:16 ttyS0
> crw-r--r--   1 root     root       4,  65 Feb 10 16:13 ttyS1
>

You should link /dev/ttyS1 to /dev/console and all will be fine.

Richard



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