x on serial console

Daniel Stone daniel at fooishbar.org
Tue Oct 23 02:22:01 PDT 2007

On Tue, Oct 23, 2007 at 01:03:37PM +0530, jenny tc wrote:
> implement xserver on the board. When I execute startx I am getting error
> "xf86OpenConsole: Cannot open /dev/tty0 device =(null) (No such file or
> directory)" . The tv is attached to device /dev/video0. The kernel has
> support to virtual terminal , but it is not creating any ttys. Is there
> anyway to bring xwindow with a serial console?

Yes, but you still need to compile in virtual terminal support.

Daniel, who runs an X server on a serial console every day
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