The following has be reported by IBM LTC:
HMC VT220 ASCII terminal session not working
Software Environment: RHEL-3 UPDATE 1
Steps to Reproduce:
1) Add the console statment to zipl.conf on the parm line
parameters="root=LABEL=/1 console=ttyS1 console=ttyS0"
2)Add the following to inittab
0:2345:respawn:/sbin/mingetty ttyS0 --noclear
1:2345:respawn:/sbin/mingetty ttyS1 --noclear
3)Run zipl and re-ipl system with ASCII console open
Noting appears on the ASCII console, but do get the following
message on the
HMC operator line console.
INIT: id "0" responding to fast: disable for 5 minutes
INIT: id "1" responding to fast: disable for 5 minutes
Linux console would apear on HMC ASCII console.
mingetty cannot be used together with a serial console.
Florian La Roche
Closing as NOTABUG, as per Comment #1