[Buildroot] [PATCH] system: add "askfirst shell" as an option for busybox init

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com
Wed Dec 17 15:14:06 UTC 2014

Dear Alexey Brodkin,

On Wed, 17 Dec 2014 15:03:12 +0000, Alexey Brodkin wrote:

> Well, actually putting "console" in BR2_TARGET_GENERIC_GETTY_PORT
> resolves only part of issues - need to specify particular tty.
> But still we have serial port settings like baudrate.
> BR2_TARGET_GENERIC_GETTY_BAUDRATE_x must match your serial port
> settings.
> So we're loosing flexibility of my approach here, but what is even more
> important imagine if there're 2 serial ports in the system and they have
> different baudrates but both properly described in kernel bootargs. With
> BR2_TARGET_GENERIC_GETTY only 1 console could be used then but not
> either of them.

Ah, yes I haven't looked at the baudrate issue. Isn't there a way to
not pass any baudrate to getty, and let it use whatever baudrate is
already configured on the device?

Best regards,

Thomas Petazzoni, CTO, Free Electrons
Embedded Linux, Kernel and Android engineering

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