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Old 03-16-2010, 12:26 AM
Asif Iqbal
 
Default no ubuntu login prompt without a monitor

I am guessing I just need to disable gdm to fix the issue, per my google search.

On Mon, Mar 15, 2010 at 8:50 PM, Asif Iqbal <vadud3@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi
>
> I have a desktop setup with karmic desktop 32 bit.
>
> I am having an odd issue. Unless I have the monitor connected to my
> desktop the serial console does not get the login prompt
>
> I setup the serial console using the url below
> https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SerialConsoleHowto
>
> I am using grub, not grub2
>
> # cat /etc/init/ttyS0.conf
>
> # ttyS0 - getty
> #
> # This service maintains a getty on ttyS0 from the point the system is
> # started until it is shut down again.
>
> start on stopped rc RUNLEVEL=[2345]
> stop on runlevel [!2345]
>
> respawn
> exec /sbin/getty -L 9600 ttyS0 vt102
>
> # sudo start ttyS0
>
> # cat /boot/grub/menu.lst
> # Enable console output via the serial port. unit 0 is /dev/ttyS0,
> unit 1 is /dev/ttyS1...
> serial --unit=0 --speed=9600 --word=8 --parity=no --stop=1
> terminal --timeout=15 serial console
>
> title * * * * * Ubuntu, kernel 2.6.10-5-386
> root * * * * * *(hd0,0)
> kernel * * * * */boot/vmlinuz-2.6.10-5-386 root=/dev/hda1 ro quiet
> splash console=tty0 console=ttyS0,9600n8
> initrd * * * * */boot/initrd.img-2.6.10-5-386
> savedefault
> boot
>
> I don't have access to the actual desktop right now, so the kernel
> version is off
>
> when I reboot the box while connected to the desktop from my laptop
> using serial console I get upto the last line right before the login
> prompt.
> the login prompt never shows up. however, if i connect the monitor to
> the desktop as well and reboot from the serial console i get all the
> way to the login prompt. and all works.
>
> any idea how to fix it?
>
> --
> Asif Iqbal
> PGP Key: 0xE62693C5 KeyServer: pgp.mit.edu
> A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
> Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?
>



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A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?

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Old 03-16-2010, 12:26 AM
Asif Iqbal
 
Default no ubuntu login prompt without a monitor

I am guessing I just need to disable gdm to fix the issue, per my google search.

On Mon, Mar 15, 2010 at 8:50 PM, Asif Iqbal <vadud3@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi
>
> I have a desktop setup with karmic desktop 32 bit.
>
> I am having an odd issue. Unless I have the monitor connected to my
> desktop the serial console does not get the login prompt
>
> I setup the serial console using the url below
> https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SerialConsoleHowto
>
> I am using grub, not grub2
>
> # cat /etc/init/ttyS0.conf
>
> # ttyS0 - getty
> #
> # This service maintains a getty on ttyS0 from the point the system is
> # started until it is shut down again.
>
> start on stopped rc RUNLEVEL=[2345]
> stop on runlevel [!2345]
>
> respawn
> exec /sbin/getty -L 9600 ttyS0 vt102
>
> # sudo start ttyS0
>
> # cat /boot/grub/menu.lst
> # Enable console output via the serial port. unit 0 is /dev/ttyS0,
> unit 1 is /dev/ttyS1...
> serial --unit=0 --speed=9600 --word=8 --parity=no --stop=1
> terminal --timeout=15 serial console
>
> title * * * * * Ubuntu, kernel 2.6.10-5-386
> root * * * * * *(hd0,0)
> kernel * * * * */boot/vmlinuz-2.6.10-5-386 root=/dev/hda1 ro quiet
> splash console=tty0 console=ttyS0,9600n8
> initrd * * * * */boot/initrd.img-2.6.10-5-386
> savedefault
> boot
>
> I don't have access to the actual desktop right now, so the kernel
> version is off
>
> when I reboot the box while connected to the desktop from my laptop
> using serial console I get upto the last line right before the login
> prompt.
> the login prompt never shows up. however, if i connect the monitor to
> the desktop as well and reboot from the serial console i get all the
> way to the login prompt. and all works.
>
> any idea how to fix it?
>
> --
> Asif Iqbal
> PGP Key: 0xE62693C5 KeyServer: pgp.mit.edu
> A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
> Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?
>



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Asif Iqbal
PGP Key: 0xE62693C5 KeyServer: pgp.mit.edu
A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?

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