Re: Unable to get login prompt for Xilinx ML507 PowerPC440 target development board

Elvis Dowson


On Jul 24, 2012, at 11:15 PM, McClintock Matthew-B29882 <B29882@...> wrote:

On Tue, Jul 24, 2012 at 12:03 PM, Elvis Dowson <elvis.dowson@...> wrote:
     I have progressed somewhat further with getting Yocto to build a
kernel image and rootfilesystem for the Xilinx ML507 PowerPC440 target
development board.

For some reason, I'm unable to get a login prompt. The serial console device
is ttyUL0. If someone could help me figure out what's going wrong, it would
be great. I have checked /etc/securetty and it does contain an entry for

You don't use /etc/inittab to spawn consoles?

It is set as follows:
0:2345:respawn:/sbin/agetty 115200 ttyUL0
Best regards,


Join to automatically receive all group messages.