Am 04.06.2011 14:32, schrieb mike.a.collins:
> On Sat, 04 Jun 2011 12:55:57 +0200, Sven Köhler
> <sven.koehler@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Am 04.06.2011 06:41, schrieb mike.a.collins:
>>> I've noticed that the VGA console is still not fixed in the 3.0.0 kernel
>>> when booting with xen dom0. Is there a patch like with 2.6.39? I could
>>> probably take what I used with the 2.6.39, but I was wondering if there
>>> was a reason for not including it. Thanks.
>> What have you been using for 2.6.39?
>> Also, I'd love to hear an explanation why it is necessary, or what I
>> have to look out for on the mailing list or the LKML in order to follow
>> the progress with regard to this issue.
> From what I've been able to gather there has been a change in the way
> that Xen handles the host's hardware, in particular the console
> hardware. It was not sending that to the bootloader correctly, or at
> all, and so the kernel didn't see that there was a console. That is
> what I can tell, just my uninformed opinion. Konrad has a patch that
> fixes the way that Xen reports the console hardware to the kernel, but
> it looks as if it didn't make it into the 3.0-rc1 release. I just
> went to git.kernel.org and pulled up Konrad's xen repository and
> selected the stable/2.6.39.x and looked for the commit entitled "xen:
> allow enable use of VGA console on dom0" which was on May 31st. I
> clicked on the commitdiff page and then downloaded the patch from the
> link at the top of the generated page. I used that patch to enable
> the VGA console on my dom0, worked like a champ, but I don't know if
> there is an issue that kept it from being commited in the mainline. I
> hope this helped.
Thank you for your insight.
I think, this is the commit you're talking about:
I will try to apply it to 3.0-rc1. If successful, I'll talk to Pasi in
order to change the Wiki page.
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