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Re: SGI Console

To: Linux SGI <linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com>
Subject: Re: SGI Console
From: Thomas Bogendoerfer <tsbogend@alpha.franken.de>
Date: Sun, 11 Apr 1999 14:39:03 +0200
In-reply-to: <19990411123035.A7346@bun.falkenberg.se>; from Ulf Carlsson on Sun, Apr 11, 1999 at 12:30:35PM +0200
References: <19990411123035.A7346@bun.falkenberg.se>
Sender: owner-linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
On Sun, Apr 11, 1999 at 12:30:35PM +0200, Ulf Carlsson wrote:
> What I wonder is: What should happen when you don't select "y" here? As it is
> now nothing takes over the console, it justs remain in the state the prom left
> it.

there is also the chance someone has only a serial console (Challenge S).

> Is this what we want, or do we want to use some other console when we don't
> use newport console?

If someone doesn't configure newport nor serial console, it's his fault.
So just leave it as it is, not need for anything automatic.

Thomas.

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