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Re: [Xen-devel] beginnings of allowing more than the basic 80x25 VGA scr

To: Jan Beulich <JBeulich@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] beginnings of allowing more than the basic 80x25 VGA screen resolution
From: Jon Smirl <jonsmirl@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 1 Jul 2005 11:52:41 -0400
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On 7/1/05, Jan Beulich <JBeulich@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> With stack traces (during kernel crashes) being usually quite long, extending 
> the capacity of the screen to at least 80x30 (20%) may already be considered 
> helpful. I'm certain the patches won't be accepted as-is (namely the change 
> to the start_info structure), but I need to get an understanding at what the 
> expectations are to then try to adjust them.

You can move the kernel console over to a serial port with
console=ttyS0,11500 on the kernel boot line.  Would it be easier for
Xen to use virtual serial ports to capture the console?

Jon Smirl

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