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Re: VMWare vs /etc/rc.d/syscons?

From: "Justin C. Sherrill" <justin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 19 Sep 2006 10:05:03 -0400 (EDT)

On Tue, September 19, 2006 8:30 am, Morgan Reed wrote:
> I'm developing a few semi-embedded systems built on DragonFlyBSD, I'm
> building the systems up in VMWare (Server 1.0.1) and I've noticed
> sometimes the DragonFly boot will hang at "Configuring syscons:.",
> just wondering if anybody else is experiencing similar problems
> (either on virtual machines or physical machines) and if anybody has
> some insight into what may be causing this.

(warning: wild guess) Isn't that the point where the screen clears and
then prints something along the lines of 'showing the lines: invalid
argument'?  I remember discussion of this before, though not in terms of
vmware.  This may be tickling the serial port too, and causing the

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