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Re: booting with no video adapter



>On Wed, 2006-09-06 at 18:23 +0100, T. Horsnell wrote:
>> How can I get an FC5 system to boot without a video adapter?
>> At the moment, I cant even figure out how to tell grub that
>> it has no VGA, let alone Linux. Any ideas anyone?
>> 
>> Cheers,
>> Terry
>> 
>
>Why does it matter? I usually setup headless machines using a serial
>null cable: (AKA Serial console)
>All you need to do is configure grub [1] (and BIOS?), add serial console

But this is what I cant figure out how to do. How to configure
grub so that it doesnt try to use video?

Terry.


>support to the kernel command line [2] and add a serial console to
>inittab [3].
>
>- Gilboa
>
>[1]
>http://www.tldp.org/HOWTO/Remote-Serial-Console-HOWTO/configure-boot-loader-grub.html
>[2]
>http://www.tldp.org/HOWTO/Remote-Serial-Console-HOWTO/configure-kernel-grub.html
>[3]
>http://www.tldp.org/HOWTO/Remote-Serial-Console-HOWTO/getty-agetty.html
>
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