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SubjectRe: possible partition corruption
Thomas Molina <tmolina@cox.net> wrote:
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> On Fri, 7 Feb 2003, Andrew Morton wrote:
>
> > I couldn't immediately see the reason for this. You have your whole input
> > layer configured as a module, perhaps that has upset things.
> >
> > I suggest that you work on the config settings and find out what it is that
> > is causing the tty layer to not come up.
>
> OK, Hold the phone Susan, and stamp IDIOT on my forehead. The erason for
> not getting any output on the console was that I had configured the kernel
> without support for virtual terminals or console on virtual terminals.
> Once I configured that correctly, things worked. Duh!

Yes, but you had CONFIG_VGA_CONSOLE=y.

> The thing I don't understand is why would not having that configured in
> give me the lost journal and an inability to boot and mount the root
> partition when I booted back into a "normal" kernel.

Don't know. It didn't do that when I tested it.
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