[Gllug] Virsh Console with KVM

Stephen Nelson-Smith sanelson at gmail.com
Thu Jul 22 16:30:21 UTC 2010


>> When I connect to the host and run virsh console for the guest I've
>> thus configured, I get mixed results:
>> 1) Sometimes I can type a few characters, and then the console becomes
>> unresponsive
>> 2) Sometimes the console is entirely unresponsive
>> 3) Once or twice it seems to 'just work'.
> You don't mention at which point this happens.  Do you see the
> normal kernel + sysv init boot messages OK ? ie does the problem
> only start once the 'getty' is running. if so then try agetty
> instead of getty

If I reboot the guest, I don't see anything until the login screen -
so I don't see any boot messages,

It seems to be that if I am on the console, and then someone else
tries to join the console, we both get stuck.  Is there a way around

> So have you tried it without the screen session & seen if it works ?

Doesn't seem to make a difference.

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