[CentOS] serial console config package?

Jiann-Ming Su sujiannming at gmail.com
Thu Nov 19 21:02:13 UTC 2009

On Thu, Nov 19, 2009 at 3:51 PM, Larry Brigman <larry.brigman at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 19, 2009 at 12:42 PM, Jiann-Ming Su <sujiannming at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I've been installing CentOS via PXE and using a serial console
>> interface.  The installation works great.  I notice that during the
>> install process, the following line gets added automatically to
>> /etc/inittab:
>>  co:2345:respawn:/sbin/agetty ttyS0 9600 vt100-nav
>> Which package does this?  Is it kudzu?  Thanks for any insights.
> It is probably anaconda during the kickstart due to what you have in
> the kickstart
> file for doing the serial install.

I'm pretty sure it's not anaconda.  I've been playing with the
kickstart file.  If I do a yum remove of some packages, that console
line does not get added to inittab.  Right now, I'm suspecting it's
kudzu since that's one of the packages I remove.

Jiann-Ming Su
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