The ultimate HOW-TO

Adam Lackorzynski adam at
Thu Sep 20 11:10:59 CEST 2007

On Thu Sep 20, 2007 at 01:14:09 -0700, ComputerScienceStudent wrote:
> After setting up mouse and keyboard, it has said:
> ReiserFS: sda5: found reiserfs format "3.6" with standard journal
> ReiserFS: sda5: using ordered data mode
> ReiserFS: sda5: journal params: device sda5, size 8192, journal first block
> 18, max trans len 1024, max batch 900, max commit age 30, max trans age 30
> ReiserFS: sda5: checking transaction log (sda5)
> ReiserFS: sda5: Using rs hash to sort names
> VFS: Mounted root (reiserfs filesystem).
> ..and then nothing..
> Why I can't see a console? Remember that all I want is a simple console
> where using also my Linux..
> Here is the kernel configuration file content:
> modpath "(hd0,4)/L4Linux_binary/build/l4/bin/x86_586/l4v2"
> task "vmlinuz26" "earlyprintk=keep mem=256M console=ttyS1,115200
> root=/dev/hda5"

Looking at your Linux kernel command line, I see a console=ttyS1, so the
console is supposed to go to ttyS1 which is probably not what you want.
The output you see is coming from the earlyprintk setting. So please
remove this console=ttyS1,115200 line.

Adam                 adam at

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