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Re: [Xen-users] change console size of "xm console"

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Subject: Re: [Xen-users] change console size of "xm console"
From: Marduk <xen@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 14 Feb 2007 11:40:42 -0600
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On Wed, 2007-02-14 at 12:01 +0100, Daniele Palumbo wrote:
> hi.
> i use konsole.
> i am, obviously, on a remote desktop, with ssh to my xen server.
> now, when i do `xm console`, xen belive that i have a console with different 
> size from mine.
> and all ncurses and dialog will mess up characters (man, vi, less, ...).

My guess is that the Xen console emulates a physical (serial) console,
which is of fixed size (typically 80x24?).  So unless your terminal
emulator is the same dimensions you'll probably experience that

> how can i manage it?
> resizing my 'konsole' is not an option :)

Well then that does not leave you with [m]any options does it?

Seriously, why don't you ssh into the domU and to get a virtual console,
which is re-sizable?

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