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Re: [Xen-users] Full Virtualization

On Fri, 2007-02-16 at 17:22 +0000, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 16, 2007 at 06:17:14PM +0100, Henning Sprang wrote:
> > On 2/16/07, Michael Wineland <mike@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > >and if i do "sudo xm console kubuntu" i get xenconsole: Could not read
> > >tty from store: No such file or directory
> > 
> > 
> > You don't "xm console" into a hvm domain's console.
> Actually can get it working, but it involves a little more setup than
> with paravirt.
> In the Xen config file for the HVM guest add
>    serial='pty'
> In the grub.conf for the guest you need to have
>    console=tty0  console=ttyS0,9600
> And in the /etc/inittab for the guest you need to add
>    s0:2345:respawn:/sbin/agetty -L 9600 ttyS0 vt100
> That basically configures a virtual serial console in QEMU, tells the
> kernel to send messages to it as well as the normal console, and finally
> runs a login process on the serial console
> IIRC that ought to be enough to make 'xm console' work kfor HVM

That should find its way into the wiki, very handy if you just need to
do a curses based install remotely. Thanks for posting that, X over SSH
from Manila Wi-Fi to Texas is *painful*.


> Regards,
> Dan.

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