Subject: Re: 1.3E panic: multiple consoles?
To: Stan Pietkiewicz <>
From: Magnus Enbom <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 05/28/1998 09:08:28
On Thu, May 28, 1998 at 01:29:21AM -0400, Stan Pietkiewicz wrote:
> After successfully booting from a floppy and untarring most of the 
> distribution for the snapshot of 1998-04-20, I was greeted with the 
> following when I tried to boot from the hard disk:
> .
> .
> vga0 at isa0 port 0xffffffff-0x664
> wscons0 at vga0: console
> vga1 at isa0 port 0xffffffff-0x664
> panic: wsconsmatch: multiple consoles?

I've had the same problem when the kernel was configured to use just 
pci-graphics, putting:

vga*    at      isa?                            # ISA (EISA: XXX) VGA

in the kernel configfile and rebuild solved the problem.