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Re: Fedora PPC console=? to get serial console



On Thu, Jun 11, 2009 at 10:38 AM, Richard W.M. Jones<rjones redhat com> wrote:
>
> (Posting here because the fedora-ppc list is a bit overrun with spam
> http://lists.infradead.org/pipermail/fedora-ppc/ )
>
> Does anyone know what 'console=...' parameter I should give the Fedora
> PPC kernel to get it to use a serial console?
>
> Debian uses the non-standard form console=ttyPZ0

That is for the special G5 serial cards I believe.

> I've also seen console=hvc0 mentioned.  Obviously I also tried
> console=ttyS0.

hvc0 is for machines like POWER4/5/6 and possibly a couple others.


> None of the above seem to work ...
>
> I'm using qemu-system-ppc, not a real machine.

I have no idea.  I've never used that and the last time I looked it
was emulating some kind of really old system we don't even support.

josh


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