Currently I have been using IBM JS20 blades running SLOF firmware. The
problem that I experience is after an install I have to boot the kernel
on disk. In the yaboot.conf, if the kernel command line has
"console=ttyS0" on it, I end up getting garbage messages through the
serial link when the kernel boots. By booting a rescue image and
removing this from the yaboot.conf and letting the kernel autodetect it
1) Does anyone know why this is here? On x86 you don't specify console=
why on power when it can detect it?
2) What situations is this needed for? It may no longer be needed for
3) What tool adds this exactly (if anyone knows off head, before I
Any thoughts are most appreciated. Should I file a bugzilla ?