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On 09/23/10 12:17, Mark Knecht wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 23, 2010 at 7:10 AM, Joseph Jezak <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> mtab is generated on boot as you mount devices. It's not the problem here.
>> Can you try adding this line to your yaboot config? It will make the
>> system boot directly into a shell instead of starting init:
>> ### Put this in the kernel section
>> Once this boots, does hda* exist in /dev? How about /dev/null and /dev/zero?
> OK, so I did it like this:
> and ran ybin -v
> When I reboot I have no keyboard and cannot probe around. The screen is showing
> (none) / #
> The kernel boots with printk timing info on each line, and then
> finishes with two messages:
> bash: cannot set terminal process group (-1): Inappropriate ioctl for device
> bash: no job control in this shell
> and at that point the machine is hung.
> So this seems like it's just not finding the hardware at this point?
> No disk? No keyboard?
> If you want to see the whole screen I can post another screen shot on Flickr.
> Thanks for the interest and help. I'm sure we'll figure it out.
> - Mark
Okay, that all looks fine. Are you sure that you built USB keyboard
support into your kernel? This might be why it wouldn't let you type. I
wouldn't mind seeing another screen shot either. Once you get keyboard
support working, check to see if those device nodes exist.