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Re: about serial console problem

To: Barry Wu <wqb123@yahoo.com>
Subject: Re: about serial console problem
From: Keith Owens <kaos@melbourne.sgi.com>
Date: Mon, 23 Jul 2001 17:11:38 +1000
Cc: linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: Your message of "Sun, 22 Jul 2001 23:51:25 MST." <20010723065125.26642.qmail@web13905.mail.yahoo.com>
Sender: owner-linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
On Sun, 22 Jul 2001 23:51:25 -0700 (PDT), 
Barry Wu <wqb123@yahoo.com> wrote:
>I am porting linux 2.4.3 to our mipsel evaluation
>board. Now I meet a problem. Because I use edown
>to download the linux kernel to evaluation board.
>I update the serial baud rate to 115200.
>I use serial 0 as our console, and I can use
>printk to print debug messages on serial port.
>But after kernel call /sbin/init, I can not
>see "INIT ...  ..." messages on serial port.

Probably you did not code the console boot parameters correctly.  In
LILO, append="console=tty0 console=ttyS0,115200".  printk is written to
all consoles, init messages are only written to the last console
specified.


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