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SubjectRe: Badness in device_release at drivers/base/core.c:84
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On Tue, 2003-08-05 at 06:20, wb wrote:
> >
> > I'll look into serial console and try to set it up.Do i need extra
> > hardware or cables to run serial console? any poniters or setup
> > suggestions would be welcome as i never used serial consoles before.
> > Regards,
> >
> > Paul
> > -
>
> Your need a NULL modem serial cable available
> from any computer store.
>
> Install uucp - I use on the HOST :
>
> uucp-1.06.1-33.7.2.
>
> Also , LILO is broken on some machines and ignores
> serial input so make sure you use at least
>
> lilo-21.6-71
>
> On the TARGET
>
> 1. Connect the serial ports together ( COM1->COM1 ) with
> the serial cable .
>
> 2. Modify LILO to use serial line on the TARGET
> add to lilo.conf:
> append="console=ttyS0,9600n8 console=tty0 "
> serial=0,9600N8
>
> Run lilo
>
> 3. Add to /etc/inittab on the HOST
>
> S0:s12345:respawn:/sbin/agetty 9600 ttyS0
>
> 4. To see ALL THE CONSOLE MESSAGES during boot on the TARGET
>
> mv /dev/console /dev/console.org
> ln /dev/ttyS0 /dev/console
>
> 5. Start uucp on the HOST:
>
> cu -l /dev/ttyS0 -s 9600
>
> 6. Boot your target
>
> ///
>
> John Donnelly AT HP DOT com
>

John,

I appreciate your writing short and sweet howto :-).

I was able to get it going from FreeBSD 5.1 box with cu -l /dev/ttyd0
2&<1 > log to my Linux machine.
Thank you for helping.

Paul B.
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