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Re: [Xen-users] Console type switch

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Subject: Re: [Xen-users] Console type switch
From: Roy <onion@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 26 Apr 2009 08:53:54 -0700
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Fajar A. Nugraha wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 26, 2009 at 1:09 AM, Roy <onion@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> I have an Xen image that was built for a graphical console (VNC).  Is there
>> any way to change it to the non-graphical console (xen console)?
>> Roy
> Is it PV or HVM guest?
> For HVM guest, you need to enable serial port on domU config file
> (example here: http://pastebin.com/fb6fe631), and setup domU to use
> serial port (ttyS0 on Linux) by modifying (for Linux domU)
> /boot/grub/menu.lst, /etc/inittab, and /etc/securetty.
> If it's PV guest, you need to set up domU to use xen console (which is
> xvc0 on current xen version, hvc0 on pv_ops kernel). It's similar to
> setting up domU for serial console, you just need to change ttyS0 to
> hvc0. An example of domU setup that can use both xvc0 and vnc console
> is here : http://pastebin.com/f6a5022bf
> Regards,
> Fajar

Thanks.  It was a PVM guest and the URL had the hints I needed to make
it work


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