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Re: [Xen-devel] serial console & sysrq?

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Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] serial console & sysrq?
From: Hollis Blanchard <hollisb@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 17 Aug 2005 11:42:52 -0500
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On Thursday 11 August 2005 05:16, Ian Pratt wrote:
> > is there some way to trigger sysrq from the serial console in
> > xenlinux?  With native linux it works by sending a break +
> > sysrq letter, in xenlinux it doesn't work that way though ...
> I'm not entirely sure how 'break' is signalled from the UART. We'll
> certainly fail to pass it on through xen to Linux as there's no side
> channel.

The hvc_console driver (used by kernels running on the pSeries hypervisor) has 
a similar problem. ^O is used as the break character there.

Hollis Blanchard
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