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Can not open a console

fanz
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Last Modified: 2013-12-15
When booting from lilo, It hangs on the message: Unable to open an initial console.
The same kernel image boots fine when use flopy. seems the
source is in /init/main.c.
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You must have the following rights on /dev/console:
crw-------   2 root     root       4,   0 Mar  8 23:34 /dev/console

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Commented:
I have the permission there.

I do not think that is the problem since I can boot with the same
kernel image in the flopy without the problem.
Commented:
Try to install the kernel from diskette and see if this problem is from kernel, or try to look in /dev directory on your root diskette for /dev/console.

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