[CentOS-virt] Upgrading Xen 3 on SL 5 server with CentOS 5 and SL 5

Mon Mar 9 18:01:24 UTC 2015
George Dunlap <dunlapg at umich.edu>

On Mon, Feb 23, 2015 at 9:49 PM, Nico Kadel-Garcia <nkadel at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 22, 2015 at 4:41 PM, Pasi Kärkkäinen <pasik at iki.fi> wrote:
>> On Fri, Feb 20, 2015 at 10:07:54AM -0500, Nico Kadel-Garcia wrote:
>>> Sorry about the accidental bulky quoting! Boston public transit is still slow from storms, and I'm using my phone right now.
>>> Also, has Xen console access gotten any better for fully virtualized guests? I've just been forcibly reminded how awkward it was to access the Linux installation screens to manipulate kickstart setups.
>> I haven't had problems accessing the graphical console of PV or HVM guests. I'm usually using virt-viewer to use the VNC console.
>> -- Pasi
> I was referring to the TTY text console, the one that allows
> manipulation of boot options. It looks like it's still pretty awkward.

What's awkward about it?  When I've passed "serial=pty" in the HVM
config file and run "xl console", everything seems to work pretty well
for me.