missing /dev/console in debootstrap --foreign, a bug or not ?

Robert Nelson robertcnelson at gmail.com
Tue Jan 20 15:05:12 GMT 2009

On Tue, Jan 20, 2009 at 8:26 AM, Oliver Grawert <ogra at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> hi,
> Am Dienstag, den 20.01.2009, 08:19 -0600 schrieb Robert Nelson:
>> I had to do something similar before "Mojo Handhelds" introduced a
>> debian-installer, you can find it in the archives here:
>> http://elinux.org/index.php?title=BeagleBoardHandheldsMojo&diff=9074&oldid=6933
> yes, i know it and the other steps mojo uses, the question here was
> though if adding a line that fixes the /dev/console to debootstrap
> --foreign makes sense or not ... debian-installer indeed uses a udev
> udeb and its own initrd so you will never run into that problem with
> it ...

Sorry Oliver for hijacking the thread.

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