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Re: Login problem on a serial console

To: Carsten Langgaard <carstenl@mips.com>
Subject: Re: Login problem on a serial console
From: Klaus Naumann <spock@mgnet.de>
Date: Tue, 1 May 2001 11:57:02 +0200 (CEST)
Cc: linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <3AEE84F8.6BC907A7@mips.com>
Sender: owner-linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
On Tue, 1 May 2001, Carsten Langgaard wrote:

> I have just upgraded my kernel sources from 2.4.1 to the latest 2.4.3
> sources, but after doing that I can't login on my serial console. It get
> all the way up to the login prompt, but nothing happens when I try to
> press a key.  So I figure that the serial line worked one way.
> I have tried using a single shell (booted with "init=/bin/sh") and that
> seemed to work fine, so I guess the serial driver works fine.
> 
> I'm running on both an Atlas and a Malta board, both seem to have the
> same problem.
> Has anyone any ideas ?

I think this has something to do with the fixes Bachus commited
lately. I think he changed something which made some getty's
not work anymore. Can you try an other getty ?

                Klaus

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