regarding pci vga card output with powerpc

Andrey Volkov avolkov at
Thu Aug 10 09:06:26 EST 2006

urwithsudheer wrote:
> Hello All,
> I am working with a pci based vga card. I have connected the vga card 
> next to the  pci slot of my target processor on the baseboard.
> I have connected a monitor to the vga card.
> When i boot linux from minicom, i could see all the kernel log messages 
> on both the minicom and vga card monitor. But on the vga monitor, i 
> could not see any messages after asking for login as below:
> .
> .
> Mounting filesystems
> Running depmod
> Setting up networking on loopback device:
> Setting up networking on eth0:
> eth0: PHY is Marvell 88E11x1 (1410cc2)
> Adding static route for default gateway to
> Setting nameserver to in /etc/resolv.conf:
> Starting inetd:
> login:
> Though i am entering my login and passwd at the minicom, nothing comes 
> on to the vga monitor. But i am able to write to vga monitor using the 
> following commands from minicom:
> # echo "Hello" > /dev/tty1
> # echo "Hi " > /dev/tty1
> My requirement is to get on the vga monitor whatever i am typing on the 
> minicom after logging into the linux like .
> ls or pwd commands.
> Anyone pl help me.
> Thanks & Regards
> Sudheer

See Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt.

If be short, add:

     console=/dev/ttySxx console=/dev/tty1

(both) to a kernel parameters string.


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