LinuxPPC2000 on MPC860

Pavel Roskin pavel_roskin at
Fri Feb 25 15:00:52 EST 2000


> > >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?

It's a bug in the kernel. Workaround is to make /dev/console a symlink

>        Check you nfs root file, and make sure that the "/dev/console" is a symbol link to
> "/dev/ttyS0", instead of "/dev/cua0" .

Actually /dev/console should not be a symlink.
It's a character device, major 5, minor 1 on every decent system.

Pavel Roskin

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