Description of problem:
/etc/inittab should have a commented out entry example of defining a serial
console, it's something other distributions provide and is a good idea.
Well, if you boot with a serial console, we automatically add an entry. (And one
in inittab doesn't help with securetty.)
One issue is that you'll never get this change on any machine that's already
been installed, as inittab is generally modified after installation.
Right, but we probably want the default to give a nice example :)
Well, there's an example of how to do an upstart one in the upstart multiplexer