same thing.  still stumped.  :\

On 6/21/05, Dan Lund <> wrote:
Try changing con=pts to con=pty.


Terry wrote:

>I am trying to start my uml with:
>./linux mem=256M ubd7=swap eth0=tuntap,,, con0=fd:0,fd:1
>Here is a kernel output:
>Checking for the skas3 patch in the host...found
>Checking for /proc/mm...found
>Checking PROT_EXEC mmap in /tmp...OK
>Kernel virtual memory size shrunk to 258998272 bytes
>Linux version 2.6.9-skas3-v8-rc1-bs7 (td@mammoth) (gcc version 3.2.2) #1 Tue
>Jun 21 15:28:46 CDT 2005
>Built 1 zonelists
>Kernel command line: mem=256M ubd7=swap
>eth0=tuntap,,, ,fd:1 con=pts root=98:0
>PID hash table entries: 2048 (order: 11, 32768 bytes)
>Dentry cache hash table entries: 65536 (order: 6, 262144 bytes)
>Inode-cache hash table entries: 32768 (order: 5, 131072 bytes)
>Memory: 256512k available
>Mount-cache hash table entries: 512 (order: 0, 4096 bytes)
>Checking for host processor cmov support...Yes
>Checking for host processor xmm support...No
>Checking that ptrace can change system call numbers...OK
>Checking syscall emulation patch for ptrace...OK
>Checking that host ptys support output SIGIO...Yes
>Checking that host ptys support SIGIO on close...No, enabling workaround
>Checking for /dev/anon on the host...Not available (open failed with errno
>NET: Registered protocol family 16
>mconsole (version 2) initialized on /home/td/.uml/VarQr4/mconsole
>ubd: Synchronous mode
>Netdevice 0 : TUN/TAP backend - IP =
>VFS: Disk quotas dquot_6.5.1
>Dquot-cache hash table entries: 1024 (order 0, 4096 bytes)
>RAMDISK driver initialized: 16 RAM disks of 4096K size 1024 blocksize
>NET: Registered protocol family 2
>IP: routing cache hash table of 2048 buckets, 16Kbytes
>TCP: Hash tables configured (established 16384 bind 32768)
>ip_conntrack version 2.1 (2004 buckets, 16032 max) - 176 bytes per conntrack
>ip_tables: (C) 2000-2002 Netfilter core team
>NET: Registered protocol family 1
>NET: Registered protocol family 17
>Initializing software serial port version 1
>Using anticipatory io scheduler
>ubda: unknown partition table
>ubdh: unknown partition table
>Initializing stdio console driver
>kjournald starting. Commit interval 5 seconds
>EXT3-fs: mounted filesystem with ordered data mode.
>VFS: Mounted root (ext3 filesystem) readonly.
>Warning: unable to open an initial console.
>I have tried many tips from the list archives, including devfs=nomount/mount
>root=/dev/ubd/0. Any other ideas?

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