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Re: Login problem on a serial console

To: Klaus Naumann <spock@mgnet.de>
Subject: Re: Login problem on a serial console
From: Carsten Langgaard <carstenl@mips.com>
Date: Tue, 01 May 2001 12:19:52 +0200
Cc: linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
References: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0105011155170.12400-100000@spock.mgnet.de>
Sender: owner-linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
Klaus Naumann wrote:

> 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 ?

I tried another getty and that seem to work, thanks.
Do you know what break things, so I could redo Bachus fixes ?

>
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