[lfs-dev] Xen DomU support

William Harrington kb0iic at berzerkula.org
Fri Mar 6 06:34:46 PST 2015


On Fri, March 6, 2015 04:21, JMW MVM wrote:
> Hello list,
> . After spending two days compiling LFS in a xen DomU, I ended up
> spending another 2 days trying to figure out why I couldn't get a
> login prompt after booting. It turned out to be something very simple,
> namely that LFS is only configured for tty's, whereas xen requires (at
> least in 4.3 and up, and probably all 4.1 and up) output to go to the
> hvc0 device. To get this to work, I ended up borrowing a line from my
> gentoo /etc/inittab:
>
> c0:2345:respawn:/sbin/agetty 38400 hvc0 linux
>

Hello JMW,

http://www-archive.xenproject.org/files/xensummit_4/xensummit_linux_console_slides.pdf

That document provides some interesting information regarding console
devices and xen.

Sincerely,

William Harrington


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