[linux-lvm] serial console and initrd

John Wingenbach linux-lvm at wingenbach.org
Thu Mar 21 15:37:02 UTC 2002

Ahh.. Thank you!  I missed that.  I had a global append line which got lost by
the custom one for the initrd boot.

-- John

Goetz Bock wrote:

> On Thu, Mar 21 '02 at 15:44, John Wingenbach wrote:
> > I could use a little help on this one.  I just built an initrd (via
> > lvmcreate_initrc) so that I could boot w/ my root fs in LVM.  It worked
> > great except I lost my serial console.  It is as if the serial console
> > is lost due to the initrd.  Prior to using an init ramdisk, I was having
> > no issues with my serial console support from the kernel.
> Just to make shure, you have
> - support for serial console build into your kernel
> - the console=ttS/0 (or what ever you need for your serial console)
>   kernel parameter (in the lilo append line)
> Cu,
>     Goetz.
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