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Re: Xen Host Virtual Console missing

On Tue May 19, 2009 at 23:39:29 +0000, Tim Dobson wrote:

> I'm having an issue that when I run "xm console <vm name>" everything
> displays fine up until right before where the login prompt should
> appear,  where nothing does appear.
> I suspect it relates to
> http://wiki.debian.org/Xen#Nologinpromptwhenusing.60xmconsole.60
> But what do other people think? ...those instructions are for lenny.. :/

  There are two issues that might be occuring:

  1.  You don't have getty listening on the serial console of the
     guest.  Update /etc/inittab to enable it.

  2.  You do have getty running but you're using the wrong thing.
     Try using "hvc0" instead of "ttyS0".

Debian GNU/Linux System Administration

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