Subject: Re: screen, console & ttys
To: David Laight <>
From: Marcin Jessa <>
List: tech-embed
Date: 06/30/2005 22:40:43
On Thu, 30 Jun 2005 21:25:00 +0100
David Laight <> wrote:

> On Thu, Jun 30, 2005 at 03:35:01PM +0200, Marcin Jessa wrote:
> > 
> > Is it possible to make the screen work as well ?
> No...  although I have thought about making console output go to both the
> VGA and a serial port, and have both input devices enabled in the past.
> Mainly so that you can hook up a serial console AFTER the system has
> dropped into ddb while running X.
> However I didn't get past the first stage (thinking about it).
> I also recall problems trying to run X when the system has a serial
> console (to do with X trying to use serial port as a keyboard) - but
> that may well have been fixed since I tried it.

Ok, then invoking login with automatic login will do since then I can use serial and screen console at the same time with wscons.
Gotta just figure out how to disable login prompt...
Any ideas?