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Re: MIPS kernel hangs: Warning: unable to open an initial console. /sbin

To: "Manuel Lauss" <mano@roarinelk.homelinux.net>
Subject: Re: MIPS kernel hangs: Warning: unable to open an initial console. /sbin/init
From: "Jun Ma" <sync.jma@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 28 May 2008 11:15:12 +0800
Cc: abhiruchi.g@vaultinfo.com, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, "linux-mips@linux-mips.org" <linux-mips@linux-mips.org>, kernel-testers <kernel-testers@vger.kernel.org>
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On Thu, May 15, 2008 at 9:38 PM, Manuel Lauss
<mano@roarinelk.homelinux.net> wrote:
> On Thu, May 15, 2008 at 08:55:39AM -0400, abhiruchi.g@vaultinfo.com wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> My kernel hangs by initializing the system. My target is Alchemy DB1200. I 
>> use crosstool-ng to build MIPS cross toolchain and ptxdist to build ext2 
>> filesystem.
>> kernel version:linux-2.6.22
>
> Try and add "console=ttyS0,115200" to the kernel commandline (either in
> yamon or kernel config).
>
>

And you must have a tty node in your /dev directory, e.g. /dev/ttyS0


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