Re: Serial console problem in 2.6.21-rc7-mm1 and earlier

From: Christoph Lameter
Date: Wed Apr 25 2007 - 11:39:33 EST

On Wed, 25 Apr 2007, John Stoffel wrote:

> Christoph> I use a serial console on my x86_84 box. For a while now I
> Christoph> can see all output but I cannot type any
> Christoph> characters. /dev/console broke?
> I've sorta seen this problem too, but with gdm. If I have my kernel
> line setup like this:
> ... console=tty0 console=ttyS0,9600n8
> I have to stop and restart gdm (or switch to the XDMCP chooser and
> back) to get keyoard access. Wierd.
> Christoph> Simple WAR is to ssh into the box and I was usually too
> Christoph> focused on other issues to do something about it.
> Are you trying to access an X login prompter, or just a plain Virtual
> Console tty?

No X on the machine. And this is a serial console that works fine with

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