Subject: Re: console redirection without building a new kernel
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Christos Zoulas <email@example.com>
Date: 10/14/2005 17:57:54
In article <20051014172158.983263D83@string1.ciencias.uniovi.es>,
Igor Sobrado <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>I am just discovering that I am too lazy. Is there a way to redirect
>the operating system console to the second serial port without building
>a customized kernel? In other words, without building a kernel
>options CONS_OVERRIDE # Always use above! independent of boot info
>in its configuration file. I know that it works if we type "consdev auto"
>on the ">" prompt. Is there a way to automatically set the console
>device to auto before booting? I prefer using one of the kernels
>provided in the distribution if it is possible at all. As ACPI is
>a real challenge on my server now, there is not a strong requirement
>to build a customized kernel.