[Udpcast] kernel options for /dev population
dteed at artistic.ca
Tue Apr 25 18:17:08 CEST 2006
I'm doing a PXE boot with very new notebook model (Dell D620)
and so I needed the most up to date kernel possible. I started
with the udpc-config-2.6.16 and used make menuconfig to
take out the drivers I won't need in networking and SCSI, etc.
I'm wondering if I removed an option needed for devfs or whatever
it is that would populate /dev in busybox environment.
Initially I had the error "unable to open an initial console".
I added a dev/console with mknod dev/console c 5 1
from the cpio archive and make a new init with genromfs.
That got me a little farther, to:
init started: Busybox v1.1.1 ....
init: Bummer, can't write to log on /dev/vc/5
and the system can't arrive at a udpcast menu nor shell.
It is looking to me like I need something in my
kernel options that should auto populate /dev.
Can anyone suggest what I'm missing?
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