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[Xen-users] Re: problem with serial port under XEN

To: "Bernd Gotschy" <Bernd.Gotschy@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: [Xen-users] Re: problem with serial port under XEN
From: Ferenc Wagner <wferi@xxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 17 Nov 2008 18:11:13 +0100
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"Bernd Gotschy" <Bernd.Gotschy@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> we use XEN with IA64. The console is not redirected to
> /dev/ttyS0. We need this port to configure an external storage with
> minicom but we cannot use it. We also see with modinfo no 8250
> module which should control the serial port. We use XEN 3.0.3. Is
> there a workaround available?

I only tried Xen 3 under i386, but if I use eg. com1=9600,8n1 boot
option, the hypervisor drives the first serial port in the dom0.


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