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Re: Bester installation image missing virtio net Modulen

On 27.04.21 09:22, Philipp Kern wrote:
On 26.04.21 10:52, Benjamin Zimmermann wrote:
  $ sudo virt-install [...] --extra-args 'console=ttysclp0 [...]

I do see the 'steal_ctty failure' otherwise.

I'd be cool if someone from IBM could actually go and fix [1] in some
form or another. Valentin tried[2] to do that in the kernel and got told
off. Maybe the answer is to bring this to linux-390 but I don't actually

I think we did not tell him to go away. It was just that the patch itself
has some downsides in that it can break existing howtos (that do contain

We could revisit the initial patch (I think we also need to change
arch/s390/kernel/setup.c set_preferred_console) and then
we would need to test all possible combinations on LPAR, KVM, z/VM
and see if we could fixup existing documentation.

Would Valentin be willing to provide a new version that also touches

Or, as an alternative we could revisit Valentins initial patch for the

I think technically what we want is "just" for /proc/consoles to do the
right thing or have a way to map console name to tty name.

Kind regards
Philipp Kern

[1] https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=961056
[2] https://lkml.org/lkml/2020/5/19/854

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