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Re: netbooting indy - update, elf2ecoff?

To: Geert Uytterhoeven <Geert.Uytterhoeven@sonycom.com>
Subject: Re: netbooting indy - update, elf2ecoff?
From: Klaus Naumann <spock@mgnet.de>
Date: Tue, 6 Feb 2001 19:07:47 +0100 (CET)
Cc: Kenneth C Barr <kbarr@MIT.EDU>, linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <Pine.GSO.4.10.10102060732080.15534-100000@escobaria.sonytel.be>
Sender: owner-linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
On Tue, 6 Feb 2001, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:

> However, /dev/console must _not_ be a symlink, but a character special device
> with major 5 minor 1 (cfr. Documentation/devices.txt).

Unless you're using Linux/MIPS :)
The console implementation is horrible broken, so
this means that under most circumstances the 5,1 device doesn't
work. So the only option is to make /dev/console a symlink to /dev/ttyS0.

                Cya, Klaus

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