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Old 02-24-2003, 06:25 AM   #1
tomkeys
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Question Warning: unable to open an initial console.


Hello,

i've installed lfs. when i'm booting i'm getting the following error message:

(...)
VFS: Mounted root (ext2 filesystem) readonly.
Freeing unused kernel memory: 104k
Warning: unable to open an initial console.

has somebody an idea ?

thanks
 
Old 02-24-2003, 10:34 PM   #2
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just a guess here.....

What does your /etc/inittab look like?
Did you enable all the necessary options for a console in the kernel?
 
  


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