[Soekris] Re: Newbie Mistake with net4526?

David Evensky evensky at dancer.ca.sandia.gov
Mon Oct 10 12:27:58 UTC 2005

Have you built your kernel to boot via the serial port by turning on
CONFIG_SERIAL_8250_CONSOLE (requires serial support to be compiled in
and not a module)? I use append="console=ttyS0,19200N8" in my
lilo.conf and that works with the above kernel confs.


On Mon, Oct 10, 2005 at 10:42:59AM +0300, jari.heikkinen at modirum.com wrote:
> The entry that I use for booting a modified knoppix is:
>         title           kn37flash
>         root            (hd0,0)
>         kernel          /boot/isolinux/linux24 ramdisk_size=100000 
> init=/etc/init lang=us apm=power-off nomce keyboard=fi xkeyboard=fi dma 
> nodhcp noeject noprompt BOOT_IMAGE=knoppix
>         #console=ttyS0,19200n8
>         initrd          /boot/isolinux/minirt24.gz
>         boot
> The linux console output should go to the serial line by appending 
> console=ttyS0,19200n8 to the kernel line, but I never got that working. In 
> case someone knows how to fix that, please drop a note, however everything 
> seems to work well without it.
> Best Regards,
> ....

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