init does not run on 405GP system

Hollis Blanchard hollisb at
Wed Jun 11 01:02:09 EST 2003

On Tuesday, Jun 10, 2003, at 09:10 US/Central, Robert Schwebel wrote:
> I'm currently porting u-boot and Linux to an IBM 405GP based board. The
> problem is now that init seems not to be running and does not give any
> output. Up to that point where init should make some noise the kernel
> boots smoothly (serial console), I see all output and NFS-Root is
> mounted via an Intel 82559 network chip. The kernel threads are also
> running, I see kupdated & friends being put into the run queue from
> time
> to time.

That's where I've seen output stop when I've forgotten to put a getty
on /dev/ttyS0 in /etc/inittab...

Hollis Blanchard
IBM Linux Technology Center

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