Sven Hazejager <s...@hazejager.nl> writes: > I'm having trouble getting 7.2-p4 to run. I'm using nanoBSD, either > under VMware using a virtual serial null-modem or on an Alix > Soekris-like serial-only CF-based device, both show this problem: my > serial console does not display kernel messages, they all go to the > VGA console! > > I'm using the nanoBSD cust_comsole function to enable the console. > Relevant files are shown here: > > /boot.config: > -h -S57600 > > /etc/ttys, only one line is "on": > ttyd0 "/usr/libexec/getty std.57600" xterm on secure > > These are still in my kernel conf, if I remove these I get no kernel > messages at all (kernel boots fine with this though): > device atkbdc # AT keyboard controller > device atkbd # AT keyboard > device kbdmux # keyboard multiplexer > device vga # VGA video card driver > > I have also tried to set this in the loader, no luck: > hint.sio.0.flags="0x30" > > On the serial console, I see the boot manager (boot0) and the loader > just fine. "show" in the loader says "console=comconsole" so that > seems to be fine. However all kernel output goes to the VGA console. I > *do* get a login prompt after a while on the serial console though. > > If I boot the same kernel over PXE on the ALIX, the kernel messages > *do* go to the serial console... > > What am I overlooking?
Checking the obvious: syslog.conf is configured to send the messages to the console? -- Lowell Gilbert, embedded/networking software engineer, Boston area http://be-well.ilk.org/~lowell/ _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"