[TriLUG] Ubuntu and KVM
hobie at mail.com
Tue Aug 18 22:35:46 EDT 2009
I was able to get the console through the virtual machine manager gui.
The console command did not work for me either. It hung and has been
sitting there for some time.
Brian McCullough wrote:
> I have just inherited a new Ubuntu Jaunty server ( 9.04, of course ),
> and need to build a set of virtual guest machines. ( the previous
> sysadmin decided that it was too hard for him )
> My experience with Xen 3 is helping, and I have been trying to go
> through the Ubuntu wiki documentation, but I have a few questions left.
> The first has to do with communication. I have been going through the
> various pages and man pages, virsh, virt-install, virt-image, and others
> that I don't remember just now. In virsh there is the console command,
> but it just comes back and says "No console available for virtual
> domain." From Xen, I remember being able to start a console from the
> command line and watch the guest go through all of its boot messages.
> Is there some configuration option that is not defaulted that I need to
> set to get access to the console?
> I am able to create virtual machines, start them and stop them, but so
> far, can't seem to communicate with them.
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