[CentOS] xm console -- what should I get?
yinyang at eburg.com
Fri Jul 16 15:35:36 UTC 2010
On 07/16/2010 05:06 AM, Theo Band wrote:
> It works for para-virtualized guests (with xen kernel) not for
> fully-virtualized ones.
For fully-virtualized guests, make sure the guest definition contains:
If you add this, you'll need to redefine the guest, then shut it down
completely ("poweroff" the guest, not reboot).
# virsh define /etc/libvirt/qemu/guest.xml
Once a serial console is defined in the guest, set up grub. Edit
/boot/grub/grub.conf and replace the timeout, splashimage, and
hiddenmenu lines with:
serial --unit=0 --speed=115200 --word=8 --parity=no --stop=1
terminal --timeout=5 serial console
Make sure all of the "kernel" lines contain a serial console arg:
kernel /boot/vmlinuz-... ro root=LABEL=/ console=ttyS0,115200
And finally make sure that /etc/inittab starts a getty on the serial
s0:2345:respawn:/sbin/agetty -L 115200 ttyS0 vt100
The last three are the same steps you'd take to set up a machine with a
physical serial console.
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