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Re: serial console, have linefeed but no command prompt

To: Pete Popov <ppopov@mvista.com>
Subject: Re: serial console, have linefeed but no command prompt
From: Scott A McConnell <samcconn@cotw.com>
Date: Wed, 25 Apr 2001 12:50:40 -0700
Cc: Wayne Gowcher <wgowcher@yahoo.com>, linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
References: <20010425150258.11719.qmail@web11901.mail.yahoo.com> <3AE70886.AEEC48D3@mvista.com>
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Pete Popov wrote:

> Wayne Gowcher wrote:
>
> What does your /etc/inittab look like?

Wayne,

As Pete was wondering most likely you are missing a line in your inittab

# Run gettys in standard runlevels
t0:123:respawn:/sbin/getty ttyS0 DT115200          <------------
1:2345:respawn:/sbin/getty tty1
2:2345:respawn:/sbin/getty tty2
3:2345:respawn:/sbin/getty tty3
4:2345:respawn:/sbin/getty tty4
5:2345:respawn:/sbin/getty tty5
6:2345:respawn:/sbin/getty tty6



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