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Re: booting with no video adapter



>On 9/6/06, T. Horsnell <tsh mrc-lmb cam ac uk> wrote:
>> >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.
>>
>
>You seem to have missed the supplised links.
>
>http://www.tldp.org/HOWTO/Remote-Serial-Console-HOWTO/configure-boot-loader-grub.html
>http://www.tldp.org/HOWTO/Remote-Serial-Console-HOWTO/configure-kernel-grub.html
>http://www.tldp.org/HOWTO/Remote-Serial-Console-HOWTO/getty-agetty.html

Apologies, Gilboa - I'm an idiot. Thanks for these.
And to everyone else for their help. I'll get on
and try now.

Cheers,
Terry.


>
>Gilboa
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