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

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com
Wed Dec 17 16:08:26 UTC 2014

Dear Alexey Brodkin,

On Wed, 17 Dec 2014 15:50:16 +0000, Alexey Brodkin wrote:

> Right it was too obvious.
> So looks like this is a replacement for my patch:
> --->---
> --->---

Yes. Does it work? :-)

> Then the question is why this is not a default in Buildroot?
> IMHO most of the time kernel's bootcmd has console set so explicit setup
> of tty in Buildroot might be required in some corner cases only.

I agree, maybe we should make this the default. What happens on
PC-style platforms? Is console= typically set to tty1 ?

Best regards,

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

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