[CentOS] Is it possible to run serial console redirection without xen kernel

Christoph Maser cmr at financial.com
Wed Feb 3 08:00:55 UTC 2010

Am Mittwoch, den 03.02.2010, 07:30 +0100 schrieb premrajm at digilink.in:
> Hi,
> I have customized my centos Installation and removed the vitalization,
> Cluster and storage cluster support along
> with GUI support.I have enabled only server related packages.
> Regarding serial console redirection,I have checked my serial
> cable,Ports and inittab and grub.conf configuration.Everything seems
> to be correct.I wanted to know that is it necessary to have a xen
> kernel (2.6.18-128xen.el5) installed although you may be booting
> through an base linux kernel (2.6.18-128.el5).Is there any package for
> serial redirection that could be necessary.I have installed setserial
> rpm.
> Thanks
> premraj

Serial console works with any centos kernels. What exactly is your


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