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Re: [Xen-devel] Cannot access dom0 console

To: Keir Fraser <keir@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] Cannot access dom0 console
From: Steve Kemp <steve@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 10 Aug 2007 10:10:09 +0100
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On Fri Aug 10, 2007 at 10:06:17 +0100, Keir Fraser wrote:
> Default console has changed to /dev/xvc0.
> Two solutions:
>  1. Add 'xencons=ttyS' to your dom0 cmdline.
>  2. Remove any 'console=' statements from you dom0 cmdline, add a getty on
> xvc0 to your dom0 inittab, and add xvc0 to your /etc/securetty file.
> (1) Gets you previous console behaviour. (2) updates your dom0 to handle new
> console behaviour.

  Is there a programmatic way of telling from dom0 which type of console
 is in use?

  ie. xvc0 if /dev/xvc0 exists, othewise ttyS?


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