NOVA, NUL, snapshotting

Sartakov A. Vasily sartakov at
Mon Oct 14 15:26:49 CEST 2013

Ah, I forgot check most simplest thing

thank you.

14.10.2013, в 17:22, Julian Stecklina <jsteckli at> написал(а):

> On 10/14/2013 12:45 PM, Sartakov A. Vasily wrote:
>> Hi there. 
>> I want to start NOVA/NUL without vga in qemu. 
>> I've added -novga, have removed vga:0x03c0 (and kbc, keyb) in PC_PS2 alias
>> I use hostserial in sigma0.nul config string
>> and bzImage-js has "console=ttyS0" and "console=tty" 
>> I do not have a Linux login message after booting if Linux, but I have all messages related to boot. 
> This indicates that your setup wrt to NOVA/NUL is correct, but your
> virtual Linux is not spawning a getty on its serial device.
> You need a line such as:
> T0:23:respawn:/sbin/getty -w -L ttyS0 115200 vt100
> in /etc/inittab to get a login prompt on the serial console.
> You can extract, modify and recreate your initrd with cpio. For details
> check for example this page:
> If the bzImage has the initramfs image already embedded, it should work
> to use an initramfs with only the updated /etc/inittab file.
> Julian

Sartakov A. Vasily
sartakov at

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