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RE: [Xen-users] Re: Xen 4.0.1 + 2.6.37 missing input from console

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Subject: RE: [Xen-users] Re: Xen 4.0.1 + 2.6.37 missing input from console
From: Mike Viau <viaum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 14 Jan 2011 09:31:01 -0500
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> On Fri, 14 Jan 2011 04:26:44 -0800 <a_balandis@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi all !
> I've been playing with Xen 4.0.1 from tarball together with 2.6.37 as dom0 and
> have a problem - I am able to see Xen boot messages and dom0 ones on console but
> have no interaction with getty after dom0 finish booting. I've probably missed
> something in GRUB configuration. Here is what I have now :
> ......
> kernel /boot/xen4.0.gz console=vga vga=mode-0x0f00,keep
> module /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.37xen root=/dev/sda5 ro console=hvc0 console=tty0
> With that conf I would like to have boot messages (Xen + dom0) visible and
> ability to log on. Am I thinking right ?
> Without all these xen and kernel console stuff I get blank screen as soon as
> dom0 start booting.
> Maybe I should set something while compiling Xen itself or dom0 kernel ?

What video card does your system use?

You can try adding nomodeset to your kernel line that begins with module so,

module /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.37xen root=/dev/sda5 ro console=hvc0 console=tty0 nomodeset


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