Serial console

Stephen Walton stephen.walton at
Thu Nov 24 02:40:31 UTC 2005

On Wed, 2005-11-23 at 19:21 -0500, Jeffrey Ross wrote:
> My only problem is when I log 
> into the serial console, I'm connected to "ttyS0" not "console"

Why is this a problem?  It is the way it is supposed to work, I think.
I also have a serial console setup, and it seems fine.

> Do I want to just link /dev/console to /dev/ttyS0, or 
> will I break something?

I think doing this will break something.  /dev/console is managed by the
system.  If you log in via X, you'll see that /dev/console changes
ownership to you.

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