Gentoo Archives: gentoo-mips

From: Dirk Tilger <dirk@××××××.de>
To: gentoo-mips@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-mips] IP30: Gentoo installation without monitor & keyboard
Date: Sun, 02 Mar 2008 16:19:28
In Reply to: [gentoo-mips] IP30: Gentoo installation without monitor & keyboard by Karin Willers
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 (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 your kernel as a try (see diverse serial console howtos)? ;) Dirk. -- gentoo-mips@l.g.o mailing list