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Re: [Xen-users] Boot loop after upgrade

On Fri, Aug 11, 2017 at 6:34 AM, Dario Faggioli
<dario.faggioli@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Thu, 2017-08-10 at 22:04 +0000, Duncan X Simpson wrote:
>> That's a good question. Dario, would that work?
>> On Thu, Aug 10, 2017, 14:56 WebDawg <webdawg@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> > Would a usb serial port device  work for this?
>> >
> You can try, but I'm relatively sure it wont. It depends on the
> specific characteristics of the USB dongle, but I've not aware of any
> that works.
> Reason is, Xen does not have a USB stack, it relies on Dom0 for that,
> as for almost every driver. Serial is an exception --especially for
> being able to debug any kind of issue-- but it's only proper, real,
> serial hardware that it's handled.
> Dario
> --
> <<This happens because I choose it to happen!>> (Raistlin Majere)
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> Dario Faggioli, Ph.D, http://about.me/dario.faggioli
> Senior Software Engineer, Citrix Systems R&D Ltd., Cambridge (UK)

Do you have the capability to install a serial card in the system?

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