LinuxPPC2000 on MPC860

dony dony.he at
Fri Feb 25 11:59:12 EST 2000

Ruedi.Hofer at wrote:

> Some further info.
> I'm right now using the ramdisk.image.gz from the LinuxPPC-2000-lite cdrom
> as nfs mounted rootdisk. (I installed the ramdisk on the PC)
> Like that I get an error message right after the kernel has booted:
> >...
> >Looking up port of RPC 100003/2 on
> >Looking up port of RPC 100005/1 on
> >VFS: Mounted root (NFS filesystem) readonly.
> >Freeing unused kernel memory: 32k init
> >tty_io.c: process 1 (swapper) used obsolete /dev/cua0 - update software to use /dev/ttyS0
> I found out that the kernel generates this error message in drivers/char/tty_io.c .
> Does someone know what this error message means? How to avoid it?

Hi, Ruedi,

       Check you nfs root file, and make sure that the "/dev/console" is a symbol link to
"/dev/ttyS0", instead of "/dev/cua0" .
      Please tell me if this helps.

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