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Re: port-amd64/54606: bootx64.efi does not support consdev
The following reply was made to PR port-amd64/54606; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Martin Husemann <martin%duskware.de@localhost>
Subject: Re: port-amd64/54606: bootx64.efi does not support consdev
Date: Mon, 7 Oct 2019 12:25:51 +0200
On Mon, Oct 07, 2019 at 10:20:02AM +0000, Patrick Welche wrote:
> Following a hint from mlelstv on one of the lists: "com0" doesn't seem
> to work, but if you use com and define the ioport it does. Oh I see - in
> the man page it says "Immediately switch the console" - it doesn't switch
> immediately, but after you boot, you see the console messages on serial
Ok, this needs better documentation.
But switching only for the kernel (and not the bootloader) is totally
useless for recovery situations, the immediate switch is essential!
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