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Re: init=/bin/sh and serial devices

To: Mike Shaver <>
Subject: Re: init=/bin/sh and serial devices
From: "Alistair Lambie" <>
Date: Wed, 9 Apr 1997 14:22:45 +0000
In-reply-to: Mike Shaver <> "init=/bin/sh and serial devices" (Apr 9, 2:12pm)
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On Apr 9,  2:12pm, Mike Shaver wrote:
> Subject: init=/bin/sh and serial devices
> Wierd stuff here.
> We've got it mountinng the NFS partition and running /bin/sh, but we
> can't type anything to it at that point.
> It's kinda weird, because we see the `#' prompt, but stuff I type to
> it isn't registering.
> stdin in /dev/cua1, FWIW.

Try 'init=/bin/sh </dev/cua1 >/dev/cua1'.  I seem to remember you need that.
Sorry all this seems to be coming piece meal, but it's been a long time since I
have run it up, and you kind of forget some of the details till you are

Cheers, Alistair

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