[maemo-developers] getty over serial is running

From: Riku Voipio riku.voipio at movial.fi
Date: Thu Apr 19 10:26:22 EEST 2007
František Dufka wrote:
> Mystery solved. There is clear bug in the script. While the comment above dd talks about reading it writes to /dev/ttyS0 creating 1 byte regular file in /dev.
>         #test if we can read ttyS0, we have serial console
>         if dd of=/dev/ttyS0 count=1 bs=1 if=/dev/zero ; then
> So everybody should have getty running in latest FW.
> Or did I change the script while sleeping?
This script is unmodified from older releases. What has changed is that 
has been fixed not to create ttyS0 if serial port is not enabled. The 
check should now be

if [ -c /dev/ttyS0 ] ; then

to have the intended effect.

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