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Date:	Sun, 30 Mar 2014 10:44:33 +0200
From:	Struan Bartlett <>
To:	Andreas Schwab <>
Subject: Re: Support for netconsole as default tty/console?

On 29 March 2014 15:54, Andreas Schwab <> wrote:
> Struan Bartlett <> writes:
>> Adding console=netconsole to the command line does not appear to have
>> the desired effect. I am not sure if this is because netconsole,
>> unlike the serial console, does not provide a tty. Can anyone advise
>> if this understanding is correct? If so, is there an independent
>> solution to this problem?
> It should not be hard to add a tty driver to netconsole, there are many
> examples to borrow from.

Thank you. I've begun investigating the sources in drivers/tty. Am I
correct in thinking that this only needs a tty driver, and not also a
serial driver?
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