SMC Console not responding

Wolfgang Denk wd at
Tue Apr 16 09:09:50 EST 2002

In message <1079. at> you wrote:
> I just finished porting Linux 2.4.18 to a custom MPC860-based board.
> Everything works fine except input to the console.
> Just to answer the obvious, I have performed the following:
> 3. cd /dev, ln -sfn ttyS0 console

This is your problem. Instead, run:

	mknod /dev/console c 5 1

Wolfgang Denk

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