[LinuxBIOS] Kernel does nothing
eyal at cohenim.net
Sun Aug 5 03:48:21 CEST 2007
I have resolved the issue by using FILO 0.5 instead of 0.4.2.
Thank you all.
On Sun, 2007-08-05 at 03:35 +0300, Eyal Cohen wrote:
> Using the original BIOS and the same kernel with "console=ttyS0,115200"
> On Sat, 2007-08-04 at 04:40 -0400, Corey Osgood wrote:
> > Eyal Cohen wrote:
> > > FILO version 0.4.2 (eyal at mainmachine) Sun Jul 1 06:26:04 IDT 2007
> > > Press <Enter> for default boot, or <Esc> for boot prompt... timed out
> > > boot: hda1:/vmlinuz root=/dev/hda1 console=tty0 console=ttyS0,115200
> > > hda: LBA 40GB: ST340810A
> > > Mounted ext2fs
> > > Found Linux version 18.104.22.168 (eyal at mainmachine) #5 PREEMPT Thu Jul 5 11:50:44 ID
> > > T 2007 bzImage.
> > > Loading kernel... ok
> > > Jumping to entry point...
> > >
> > It looks like your kernel may not be compiled with serial console
> > support. The best check I know of is to boot the system up with the
> > stock bios, then interrupt grub, edit the kernel options to include
> > "console=tty0 console=ttyS0,115200", and then see what happens on your
> > serial terminal. If that can't be easily done, check your kernel config
> > file, and make sure serial support is compiled in (no modules, unless
> > you want to load an initrd), along with serial console, etc, etc.
> > Also, make sure you allow the kernel some time to load, it does take a
> > bit. If you're interested in speeding it up, look for Peter Stuge's FILO
> > IDE Speedup patch in the archives, which is for filo-0.5 (which can be
> > grabbed with svn co svn://openbios.org/filo/trunk/filo-0.5)
> > hope this helps
> > -Corey
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