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[opensuse-arm] No login with ttyS0 (JeOS for cubieboard)
  • From: Johannes Nohl <johannes.nohl@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 20 Aug 2013 02:50:04 +0200
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Does someone know what I have to do to get a login on ttyS0? I can see
cubieboard in the serial console booting, from u-boot to kernel,
ending with:

[ OK ] Started D-Bus System Message Bus.
[ OK ] Started Login Service.
[ OK ] Started YaST2 Firstboot.

I tried to utilze systemd by adding serial-getty to the services:

ln -s /usr/lib/systemd/system/serial-getty@.service

I used the image from

Additionally I don't get eth0 up, whether on dhcp or static. Therefore
I can't ssh inside. I really need the serial console.

One of u-boot's env parameters is console=ttyS0,115200 (which isn't
needed to see the boot stuff) so I guess the kernel takes this as an

I'm thinking I'm missing stuff here because the underlaying JeOS is
pretty small. Buz e.g. agetty is installed...

Who can help me here?

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