[coreboot] and/or busybox issue with alix2c3 serial console
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Wed Nov 5 00:59:30 CET 2008
On Wed, Nov 5, 2008 at 1:43 AM, ron minnich <rminnich at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.
Well, this is why I'm here -- for a bright idea :)
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