l4lx: l4FB via con and dope

Christian Helmuth ch12 at os.inf.tu-dresden.de
Wed Jul 6 19:30:09 CEST 2005


On Wed, Jul 06, 2005 at 12:51:55PM -0400, Andrew Davenport wrote:
> I am trying to setup a lean l4linux-2.6 with a local text console, without dope
> or con.  I got it printing out the console an login prompt but it ignores input
> from the keyboard.  I have one of those multiplexing devices - that switches the
> keyboard, mouse and monitor from one computer to the other -- i have a computer
> for compiling and one for testing.  This may be a reason why it ignores the
> keyboard....

Do you use Fiasco and the "-esc" option? If yes, Fiasco may consume all
keyboard events before L4Linux has any chance to process them. Use
"-serial_esc" and a terminal program like minicom in this case.

Christian Helmuth

TU Dresden, Dept. of CS
Operating Systems Group

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