x on serial console

jenny tc jennytharayil at gmail.com
Tue Oct 23 04:53:01 PDT 2007

  Thank you for you reply...
    Could you please share , how to configure  a serial console as a virtual
terminal? What modifications that I have to make on kernel and xwindow?

Thanks in Advance

On 10/23/07, Daniel Stone <daniel at fooishbar.org> wrote:
> 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.
> Cheers,
> Daniel, who runs an X server on a serial console every day
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