[Ovirt-devel] Re: [PATCH recipe] Switched console tty0 and ttyS0 so that serial console works properly in F10

Perry Myers pmyers at redhat.com
Tue Nov 25 14:55:40 UTC 2008

Alan Pevec wrote:
> Ian Main wrote:
>> I haven't tried this on f10 yet, but I know on f9 it won't work.  The 
>> last console becomes /dev/console so on machines with no serial port 
>> it'll bail on boot.  There's a slight possibility that it got changed 
>> in f10 but I don't have an f10 machine yet to test with.  I'll try to 
>> remedy that shortly however.  Also I would think that you could try 
>> disabling the serial ports in the bios to test this.
> yeah, F9 fake node with serial and console elements in libvirt XML removed
> and console=tty0 console=ttyS0,115200n8 boot params fails to boot:
> ...
> input: ImExPS/2 Generic Explorer Mouse as 
> /devices/platform/i8042/serio1/input/input3
> Kernel panic - not synching: Attempted to kill init!

So this patch is ok once we completely move to F10 then, but as long as 
we've still got people using F9 we can't apply it.



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