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Re: [Xen-users] Fedora HVM install - text console

On Sun, Oct 25, 2015 at 8:43 AM, G Crowe <gcxenlist@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi,
>     I am trying to install Fedora into a HVM without needing VNC. This
> would entail completing the entire installation process via "virsh
> console".
>     I have managed to convert a running HVM to use the xen console for
> both grub and bootup so that I can use "virsh console". I have been
> able to install paravirtualised linux using the "virt-install" utility
> which completes the installation without use of VNC.
> As far as installing a HVM, the closest I have managed to get is by
> setting up a VNC window, booting from the install ISO image and altering
> the GRUB command line to add "console=ttyS0". This allows me to then close
> the VNC window and progress through the rest of the install via "virsh
> console" (it even adds the "console=ttyS0" to the installed version, and
> sets up grub for serial as well).
> Is there any way to get the initial install ISO's grub menu to appear on
> ttyS0 so that I can install without needing VNC at all? Preferably without
> having to modify the ISO, as it is the one downloaded from Fedora's
> website).

This is really a question about the Fedora installer -- your best bet
is to ask on a fedora-specific list.


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