[CentOS-virt] Using the parallel port from domU
wolfy at nobugconsulting.ro
Wed Feb 4 10:01:14 UTC 2009
Short follow-up: I had to revert to the stock xen. With the newer
version, Java in the VM went nuts, taking 99% of the CPU. Beats me why...
/me eagerly waiting for the newer stock version
Manuel Wolfshant wrote:
> Just for the record: due to lack of time (I am really really under
> pressure and I do not have the time to compile the xen version from
> 5.3 ), I have switched to a custom built xen-3.3.0 and it works as it
> Manuel Wolfshant wrote:
>> I use xen and I am trying to use the parallel port of Centos 5.2
>> host from a Windows XP (HVM) guest. I have tried to transfer control
>> of the port by blacklisting lp, parport and parport_pc + adding:
>> ioports = [ "0378-037a" ]
>> to the xen configuration file.
>> However, in the presence of this line, xm create replies with:
>> Error: function takes exactly 4 arguments (3 given)
>> Except of a bug from 2007 and which should be fixed for a long
>> time (and which is only PARTIALLY included in xen as available in
>> 5.2), I have not found anything. I did apply the unapplied part of
>> http://bugs.centos.org/file_download.php?file_id=474&type=bug but
>> there is no change.
>> Any ideas ?
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