[Patch] Wait for console to become available, ver 3

2009-04-17 Thread David VomLehn
Parallelization to improve boot times has been successful enough that race conditions now exist between the init_post() open of /dev/console and initialization of the console device. When this occurs, opening /dev/console fails and any applications inherited from init have no standard in/out/error

Re: [Patch] Wait for console to become available, ver 3

2009-04-17 Thread H. Peter Anvin
David VomLehn wrote: + consoledelay=mS [KNL] Wait up to mS milliseconds for the a preferred + console to be registered, then continue. Useful for + systems where a console may not be plugged in, such as + for USB serial

[PATCH] Wait for console to become available, ver 3.1

2009-04-17 Thread David VomLehn
Parallelization to improve boot times has been successful enough that race conditions now exist between the init_post() open of /dev/console and initialization of the console device. When this occurs, opening /dev/console fails and any applications inherited from init have no standard in/out/error