On Tue, Feb 06, 2001 at 07:07:47PM +0100, Klaus Naumann wrote:
> 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.
This has nothing to do with "Linux/Mips" and is definitly not true
on all subarchs. It might be true on SGI machines but i dont even
there its necessary.
Florian Lohoff firstname.lastname@example.org +49-5201-669912
Why is it called "common sense" when nobody seems to have any?