[CentOS] serial console oddities with CentOS Linux release 6.0 (Final)

Sun Nov 20 23:20:27 UTC 2011
Tru Huynh <tru at centos.org>

On Sun, Nov 20, 2011 at 02:13:13PM -0500, Dennis Clarke wrote:
> However I can not actually see the GRUB menu at boot time. I see nothing
> until the server begins to boot and then I can see everything. However the
> grub menu is absent entirely.
> My config looks like so :
> serial --unit=0 --speed=9600 --word=8 --parity=no --stop=1
> terminal -timeout=30 serial console
put these two lines at the beginning and fix the --timeout typo :)

This config works for me:
serial --unit=0 --speed=38400
terminal --timeout=10 serial console

title CentOS Linux (2.6.32-71.29.1.el6.x86_64)
        root (hd0,0)
        kernel /vmlinuz-2.6.32-71.29.1.el6.x86_64 ro root=/dev/mapper/vg_c6-lv_root rd_LVM_LV=vg_c6/lv_root rd_LVM_LV=vg_c6/lv_swap rd_NO_LUKS rd_NO_MD rd_NO_DM LANG=en_US.UTF-8 SYSFONT=latarcyrheb-sun16 KEYBOARDTYPE=pc KEYTABLE=us nomodeset crashkernel=auto rhgb quiet console=tty0 console=ttyS0,38400n
        initrd /initramfs-2.6.32-71.29.1.el6.x86_64.img



Tru Huynh (mirrors, CentOS i386/x86_64 Package Maintenance)
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