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howtos:hardware:serial_installation [2014/06/23 13:30 (UTC)]
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howtos:hardware:serial_installation [2014/06/27 18:07 (UTC)]
sycamorex [Preparation of the boot image] syntax cleanup for consistency with other pages
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 mount the usbboot.img somewhere like this: mount the usbboot.img somewhere like this:
  
-''​# mount -o loop usbboot.img /mnt/tmp''​+  ​# mount -o loop usbboot.img /mnt/tmp
  
 Now that the image is mounted, you can change the ''​syslinux.cfg''​ found in ''/​mnt/​tmp''​. Insert Now that the image is mounted, you can change the ''​syslinux.cfg''​ found in ''/​mnt/​tmp''​. Insert
 as a first line: as a first line:
  
-''​serial 0 115200''​+  ​serial 0 115200
  
 This enables the serial line for syslinux with 115200 bauds (parity and stopbit are hardcoded to n8). This enables the serial line for syslinux with 115200 bauds (parity and stopbit are hardcoded to n8).
 While the bootloader is now using the serial, the kernel still doesn'​t. Add While the bootloader is now using the serial, the kernel still doesn'​t. Add
  
-''​console=ttyS0,​115200''​+  ​console=ttyS0,​115200
  
 To the append-line of the first kernel image (huge.s). To the append-line of the first kernel image (huge.s).
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 the things up you can set another timeout (in s/10) after which the default image (huge.s) is booted.</​note>​ the things up you can set another timeout (in s/10) after which the default image (huge.s) is booted.</​note>​
  
-When you are done with the changes, you can unmount the image as usual. Like recommended by Eric  +When you are done with the changes, you can unmount the image as usual. Like [[http://​alien.slackbook.org/​dokuwiki/​doku.php?​id=slackware:​usbboot#​assembling_the_usb_image| recommended by Eric]]
-([[http://​alien.slackbook.org/​dokuwiki/​doku.php?​id=slackware:​usbboot#​assembling_the_usb_image]])+
 install the syslinux bootloader to the image: install the syslinux bootloader to the image:
  
-''​$ syslinux -s usbboot.img''​+  ​$ syslinux -s usbboot.img
  
 The image is ready now to be dd'd onto a usb-key: The image is ready now to be dd'd onto a usb-key:
  
-''​# dd if=usbboot.img of=/​dev/​myusbkey''​+  ​# dd if=usbboot.img of=/​dev/​myusbkey
  
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