[FDOM] Booting from SD, unable to open an initial console

Neil Jerram neiljerram at googlemail.com
Thu Sep 25 01:08:27 CEST 2008

2008/9/24 Neil Jerram <neiljerram at googlemail.com>:
> 2008/9/24 William Kenworthy <billk at iinet.net.au>:
>> Did you use -p in your unpack?  I forgot it once and had similar issues.
> No, I didn't - because the Wiki
> (http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/Booting_from_SD#Prepare_the_SD_card)
> doesn't say that.  I'll update it.

Actually, no need.  According to the tar man page, -p is on by default
when tar is run by root, and I'm sure anyone doing this kind of thing
will be running as root.


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