The following reply was made to PR install/34280; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: David Laight <david@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: install/34280: cannot boot install media via serial
Date: Wed, 30 Aug 2006 00:36:13 +0100
On Tue, Aug 29, 2006 at 11:11:29PM +0200, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> No, when those options are not enabled, the kernel uses what the boot
> loader tells. I use serial console at 9600 and 57600 bauds with GENERIC and
> INSTALL kernels without special compile option. Just install the boot loader
> with the proper options (installboot -o console=com0,speed=xxxx)
If you set the speed to 0, the boot code will determine the speed from
the UART divisor registers.
David Laight: david@xxxxxxxxx