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Re: not getting command prompt at the console

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On Thu, Feb 22, 2007 at 03:19:10PM +0530, Rajat Jain wrote:
> Hi All,
> 
> I just finished porting linux kernel 2.6.15 to a MIPS based board. The
> board now boots up beautifully ... and here is the console log:

[...]

> Next, I expected to see a command prompt which never comes. At this
> point if I debug, I find the processor executing the idle process.
> 
> I am successfully hable to telnet to the board and fire whatever
> commands I want though. How do I bring the prompt to the serial
> console?

Run a getty on the serial device (I suppose you're using a serial
port).

> My root FS seems OK since the same root FS is working for the same
> board for an ancient kernel (2.4.20)

Could be that the serial driver changed or that you forgot to compile a
driver for the serial device.


Erik

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