LILO and booting from DiskOnChip

Andreas Kotes count at
Fri Mar 17 19:23:24 EST 2000

Hi Ralph,

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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