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From: Dirk Tilger <dirk@...>
Subject: Re: IP30: Gentoo installation without monitor & keyboard
Date: Sun, 2 Mar 2008 20:19:18 +0400
On 02.03.2008, at 19:47, Karin Willers wrote:

> I'm currently trying to install Gentoo MIPS on an IP30 without
> monitor (and hence no keyboard connected). Connection to the
> Octane is made serially from a laptop running minicom.
>
> I think, the machine (R12000 @ 400 MHz, 2 GByte RAM) boots the
> ip30-r10k+-20050820.img image file correctly:
>
>>> bootp(): root=/dev/ram0
> Setting $netaddr to 192.168.0.70 (from server )
> Obtaining  from server
> 8520560+306368 entry: 0xa800000020799000
>
> but there is no further output; probably there is no getty
> running on the serial port.

Why don't you pass...

console=ttyS0,9600n8

...to your kernel as a try (see diverse serial console howtos)? ;)

Dirk.
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