> I just tried the new serial integrations. For the most part they work very
> well. It is nice to be able to see what is going on while the guests are
> I just have a couple of small issues:
> 1) I can't login to root on xen/cons devices (even with setting
> /etc/securettys). When does this file get read?
Oh, yuk. There's also a file /etc/securetty (no final 's') which is
actually the one that I meant. I think you probably need to modify
The documenting email I sent is in docs/Console-HOWTO --- I'll be sure
to update that file.
> 2) xencons is much slower and choppier than the telnet client. Is there
> anything to be done to speed it up?
So you can connect via telnet: all smooth. Then reconnect to teh same
session with xencons: slow and choppy.
If the above describes the situation then edit xencons and replace:
'data = sock.recv(1)' with 'data = sock.recv(1024)'
'data = os.read(0,1)' with 'data = os.read(0,1024)'
Let me know how it goes -- if it helps then I'll update the
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