Problems booting in ML403

Grant Likely grant.likely at
Wed Feb 6 03:24:33 EST 2008

On 2/5/08, A. Nolson <alohanono at> wrote:
> Hello,
>  I am having problems while trying to boot my linux kernel 2.6.24-rc3 (
> secretlab git). After some days studying this list and other related
> documents/wikis about how to make work a linux kernel in my ML403, I
> managed to make it work partially.
> Linux/PPC load: console=ttyS0,9600 console=tty0,9600 console=ttyUL0,9600
> root=/d
> ev/xsa2 rw
> init=/sbin/init

What happens if you try init=/bin/sh?

What does your /etc/inittab look like?

It looks like the system is booting, but inittab might not be starting
any processes attached to the serial console.


Grant Likely, B.Sc., P.Eng.
Secret Lab Technologies Ltd.

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