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Re: Console problem

To: Andre.Messerschmidt@infineon.com
Subject: Re: Console problem
From: James Simmons <jsimmons@transvirtual.com>
Date: Tue, 5 Mar 2002 11:29:32 -0800 (PST)
Cc: linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <86048F07C015D311864100902760F1DD01B5E74B@dlfw003a.dus.infineon.com>
Sender: owner-linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
> I wrote my own console driver based on the ARC console driver (to keep it
> simple). When I am booting my modified 2.4.3 kernel, I get an "unable to
> open initial console" error (code: No such device). I have tracked it down
> to the point where the kernel searches for a valid TTY device with major and
> minor ID 4:64. 
> All devices that are present at this time are: 3:0-3:256 2:0-2:256 5:0 5:1.
> Obviously there is no 4:64 device.

Did you call register_console ?


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