On Thu, 30 Nov 2000, Jesse Dyson wrote:
> I have an Indigo2. I have tftp/dhcp(bootp)/nfs configured correctly (I
> think). I am using the hardhat-5.1-sgi.tar.gz distribution and the kernel
> I am using the monitor commands:
> unsetenv netaddr (dur to DHCP bug)
> boot bootp():/vmlinux nfsroot=126.96.36.199:/home/jdyson/sgi-linux/mipseb
> /vmlinux is a symbolic link to vmlinux-2.2...
> I have the distribution in the mipseb folder (RedHat is a subdirectory of
> mipseb). I think this is right.
> When I run this the kernel seems to start up (finds hardware, etc).
> Connects to the root filesystem...The last message I get is "Warning:
> unable to open an initial console"
If you're booting the kernel with serial console you have to
link /dev/console to /dev/ttyS0 - see also Pitfalls section in the
Linux on Indigo2 HOWTO (http://oss.sgi.com/mips/i2-howto.html)
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