Kernel booting problem.

Jim Cromie jim.cromie at
Sun Sep 2 06:23:02 EDT 2012

On Wed, Aug 29, 2012 at 10:06 PM, Sri Ram Vemulpali
<sri.ram.gmu06 at> wrote:
> Thanks for the replies again.
> This time the problem is in tty specification.
> Kernel supports console=tty0 (virtual terminal), where as my inittab has
> entry ::sysinit:/sbin/getty -L ttyS0 vt100. I have to change the ttyS0 to tty0.
> Once I changed this, I got login prompt.
> But I do not understand how we tell kernel to use ttyS0 over tty0.
> Because in kernel config I selected was ttyS0 but it is using tty0.

try console on boot-line

root at voyage:~# more /proc/cmdline
root=LABEL=ROOT_FS  console=ttyS0,115200n8  rootdelay=120 reboot=bios loglevel=8

> Weird?
> Thanks,
> Sri.

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