serial console for dummies?

Scott I. Remick scott at
Sun Jan 29 18:57:16 PST 2006

On Sun, 29 Jan 2006 10:01:54 -0500, Ken Stevenson wrote:

> I was trying to accomplish the same thing a couple weeks ago and 
> somebody recommended the following:
> touch /var/log/console.log
> Edit /etc/syslog.conf and uncomment the line that begins with 
> Reboot (you might be able to just restart syslogd).

Interesting. I will try that, but I think I'll be running into the same
problem before where the HALT occurs before anything can be written to
disk, so nothing gets logged. I think I'd still like to figure out how to
set up a serial console too.

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