Re: Unable to open initial console

Chia Yew Lee (chiayewl@iscs.nus.sg)
Mon, 9 Jun 1997 19:55:24 +0800 (SST)


On 9 Jun 1997, Miquel van Smoorenburg wrote:
> In article <199706090740.RAA03188@mustang.sdc.com.au>,
> Stephen Davies <scldad@sdc.com.au> wrote:
> >I have just bought a new PCI Pentium to replace my old 486-33 Linux
> >server and get the above message when trying to boot 2.0.30.
> You might be trying to use the wrong root file system. Eg if you
> define the /usr partition as root, there obviously is no /dev/tty1..

I agree with Mike.

I have met the same problem while trying to implement a Linux system with
NFS bootup. The NFS connection was sucessful, but there is not a single
file in the mounted NFS directory and hence the message.

======================== ALWAYS WITH YOU ON THE NET =========================
Feel free to email to me anytime, anywhere, any topic
that you would like to discuss with me.

\O_ CHIA YEW LEE (XIE YOULI) _O/
l CHIAYEWL@ISCS.NUS.SG / ISC50139@NUS.SG / YOULI@POBOX.ORG.SG l
< \ HTTP://WWW.ISCS.NUS.SG/~CHIAYEWL / >
=~{PB<SFB9zA"4sQ'#-WJQ6Sk5gDTO5~}===============================~{P;SQ@{~}===