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Re: not getting command prompt at the console

To: kernelnewbies <kernelnewbies@nl.linux.org>, newbie <linux-newbie@vger.kernel.org>, linux-mips@linux-mips.org
Subject: Re: not getting command prompt at the console
From: "Raseel Bhagat" <raseelbhagat@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 22 Feb 2007 16:20:08 +0530
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Hi Rajat,

On 2/22/07, Erik Mouw <mouw@nl.linux.org> wrote:
On Thu, Feb 22, 2007 at 03:19:10PM +0530, Rajat Jain wrote:
> Next, I expected to see a command prompt which never comes. At this
> point if I debug, I find the processor executing the idle process.
>
> I am successfully hable to telnet to the board and fire whatever
> commands I want though. How do I bring the prompt to the serial
> console?

Run a getty on the serial device (I suppose you're using a serial
port).
Could be that the serial driver changed or that you forgot to compile a
driver for the serial device.


Also , assuming you are using a serial console , check your entries in
the inittab file .
It should look  something like :
ttyS0::respawn:/sbin/getty ttyS0 115200 linux

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