Problem Serial console with Redhat Enterprise Version 3.
Philip J. Hollenback
phil at telemetry-investments.com
Fri Mar 11 10:14:55 CST 2005
Hmmm, please disregard my message about serial consoles. I neglected
to read the original post. It looks like some other problem is going
on because grub.conf looks right.
On 03/11/05, Daniel Schrock wrote:
> Just so you don't feel abandoned, since no one on the list has responded.
> We have the same issue that you are experiencing on the floowing hardware:
> 3x PE6650
> 2x PE2650
> 4x PE1750
> and last but not least, 1 Optiplex Workstation that i used to test
> various options.
> Kernel messages display just fine, then the display stops after init
> until the login prompt appears.
> no boot messages at all, yet if I use 'service' to stop/start/restart
> while logged into the console, the messages display just fine.
> You are not alone, but no one here seems to have any clue as to what is
> going on.
> I also tried a few RHEL/Dell IRC channels and got a little farther, but
> no solution was ever found.
> If you do figure it out, please pass the information along.
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> jskim wrote:
> >I am using PowerEdge 750 with Redhat Linux 3.0 update 3.
> >And I am already setting up console login from serial.
> ># grub.conf generated by anaconda
> ># Note that you do not have to rerun grub after making changes to this file
> ># NOTICE: You have a /boot partition. This means that
> ># all kernel and initrd paths are relative to /boot/, eg.
> ># root (hd0,1)
> ># kernel /vmlinuz-version ro root=/dev/sda8
> ># initrd /initrd-version.img
> >serial --unit=0 --speed=19200 -word=8 --parity=no --stop=1
> >terminal --timeout=10 serial console
> >title Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (2.4.21-20.0.1.ELsmp)
> > root (hd0,1)
> > kernel /vmlinuz-2.4.21-20.0.1.ELsmp ro root=LABEL=/
> > console=tty0 console=ttyS0,19200n8r
> > initrd /initrd-2.4.21-20.0.1.ELsmp.img
> ># /etc/inittab
> >c0:12345:respawn:/sbin/agetty 19200 ttyS0 vt100
> ># /etc/securetty
> >But I can not see any boot log during booting and can not use keyboard until
> >Red Hat Linux completely booted from console.
> >How Can I will be able to see boot log during the booting and using keyboard to choose which kernel to boot ?
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