[coreboot] and/or busybox issue with alix2c3 serial console
rminnich at gmail.com
Wed Nov 5 00:43:50 CET 2008
On Tue, Nov 4, 2008 at 3:23 PM, Roman Yeryomin <leroi.lists at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 5, 2008 at 12:16 AM, ron minnich <rminnich at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, Nov 4, 2008 at 2:04 PM, Roman Yeryomin <leroi.lists at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I agree that there is something to do with busybox also but it still
>>> works with factory bios! Why?
>> OK so what we have is a /dev/console issue.
>> Try to write a simple script:
>> touch /tmp/ALIVE
>> Make that script be your init (make sure to set the x bits and put the
>> right #! shell for first line). Let's verify that we can run a simple
>> script, that may help with diagnosis
> I can do that directly in preinit just after proc, sys and tmpfs are
> mounted but before everything else.
> For now I did
> touch /tmp/alive
> echo "ALIVE" > /tmp/alive2
> and get
> ls -la /tmp/alive*
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 0 Nov 30 1999 /tmp/alive
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 131 Nov 30 1999 /tmp/alive2
> cat /tmp/alive2
> [sighandler]: No more events to be processed, quitting.
> [cleanup]: Waiting for children.
> [cleanup]: All children terminated.
> I don't understand where these three lines came from but they are there.
probably some busybox stuff.
ok, I am shot for the day. Will wait for someone else to have a bright
idea. None of this makes sense.
I'll think on it overniight.
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