redirecting console output to display

Russell King - ARM Linux linux at
Sat Oct 6 09:42:22 EDT 2012

On Mon, Oct 01, 2012 at 05:39:02PM +0100, Ellis Andrew wrote:
> The kernel shows a message "disabling irom" and then the screen is disabled.

No idea what that message is.

> How can I set up my kernel so that it enables the display and outputs a
> console on tty0?

The default (without any console= arguments) and with fbcon enabled is to
output to the framebuffer console.  There is no difference in this regard
between running Linux on ARM and running Linux on a PC with a framebuffer

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