LILO and booting from DiskOnChip
count at flatline.de
Fri Mar 17 19:23:24 EST 2000
On Fri, 17 Mar 2000, Mr. Oogie Boogie wrote:
> Simply, when boot/root is set to the DoC, kernel messages during
> bootup *do not* appear over the serial line. Strangely, when a boot
> floppy (identical kernel) is used with the DoC as root the kernel
> messages *do* appear over the serial line.
> Has anyone encountered this problem before?
> Do you think this is an error with the DoC or kernel?
neither. the LILO you're using is stripped and doesn't parse any
commandline-parameters you want to pass to the kernel.
> Any helpful suggestions on how I can fix this?
I patched the kernel (just calling the function that is called when a
console=-parameter shows up in the commandline upon kernel init).
Works like a charm.
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