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Re: [Xen-users] xen console dimensions

On Tue, 2014-06-24 at 09:21 -0400, Phillip Susi wrote:
> On 6/24/2014 8:39 AM, Ian Campbell wrote:
> > On Tue, 2014-06-24 at 08:36 -0400, Austin S Hemmelgarn wrote:
> >> I've checked, and it does appear that running resize works to
> >> correct things on Linux, I don't know about NetBSD however (I
> >> don't have any NetBSD guests to test with right now).  The issue
> >> is that COLUMNS and LINES aren't getting set, which makes things
> >> assume 80x25 terminal geometry (for compatibility reasons).
> > 
> > Thanks for checking. Philip does that fix it for you too?
> Yes, manually setting it with stty allows for proper operation; it
> just seems that this information should be automatically passed to the
> guest ( via xenstore? ) by xenconsole, and then hvc driver in the
> guest should pass it to the tty core.  Also updating it in response to
> SIGWINCH when you resize the terminal.

I'm pretty certain you don't get that level of functionality with a
normal serial port, but patches welcome ;-0


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