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authorMax Krummenacher <>2013-12-02 19:38:12 +0100
committerMax Krummenacher <>2013-12-02 19:38:12 +0100
commit069d75b1aa90a377b07b4952f750d3ea51150e9a (patch)
tree21314014815a3f1ef641e25762f54a3a3be23894 /conf
parentc6abf6030cb5364288afc57756ed2923005aa5b1 (diff)
rootfs: don't populate /dev/ with static device files
The Colibri VFxx console gobbles most output and sometimes provokes a kernel oops during boot, if a valid /dev/null is already part of the rootfs before mounting devtmpfs. The dynamically populated dev with devtmpfs / udev is enough.
Diffstat (limited to 'conf')
1 files changed, 8 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/conf/machine/colibri-vf.conf b/conf/machine/colibri-vf.conf
index d3fee40..aef2abe 100644
--- a/conf/machine/colibri-vf.conf
+++ b/conf/machine/colibri-vf.conf
@@ -23,4 +23,11 @@ IMAGE_FSTYPES ?= "tar.bz2 ext3 sdcard"
SERIAL_CONSOLE = "115200 ttymxc0"
MACHINE_FEATURES = "apm usbgadget usbhost vfat ext2 alsa touchscreen ethernet wifi bluetooth 3g"
-EXTRA_IMAGEDEPENDS += "u-boot" \ No newline at end of file
+#if there is /dev/null with correct major and minor number, the userspace RS232
+#console gobbles most of the output. Sometimes there is a kernel oops during
+#init. So don't provide any device files during in the rootfs and let the
+#tempdevfs do the work
+USE_DEVFS = "1"