[maemo-developers] Maemo5 on Beagle

From: Dirk Behme dirk.behme at googlemail.com
Date: Thu Oct 29 09:16:19 EET 2009
tero.kojo at nokia.com wrote:
>>> - I was not able to log in at minicom console. I got login prompt, but
>>> typing resulted in some garbage characters. Typing root/rootme there
>>> seemed to make the system hang and after some time the login prompt came
>>> again.
>> The serial console seems to work during the boot phase but it gets
>> garbage later. It does work for me most of the time after finishing the
>> boot up as well.
>> Could this be related to power management..?
> Yes. Power management puts serial console to sleep, but it does wake up when pressing keys.
> You'll also notice that after console inactivity the first character will be garbage, again power management at work.

But what I read from the comments you guys are still able to log in 
and use the console? For me it looked always as if the system would be 
dead. But maybe I have to try again.

Would we have a chance to disable console sleep recompiling the kernel 
(like Till tried?). Should we ask some PM experts for this, e.g. Kevin?


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