[libvirt-users] /dev/pts linking option?

Jon Masters jcm at redhat.com
Wed Feb 24 08:17:21 UTC 2010

On Wed, 2010-02-24 at 07:41 +0000, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 23, 2010 at 08:14:12PM -0500, Jon Masters wrote:
> > Folks,
> > 
> > Does anyone know whether libvirt provides a means for me to guarantee a
> > persistent link for my guest's virtual serial console? I need to have a
> > consistent mapping (for example, a symlink that always points to the
> > correct /dev/pts entry) so I can automate kgdb hookup on boot.
> The /dev/pts path for a guest is always recorded in the XML, so just query
> the XML file for it once it is running to discover the allocated path, or 
> use the convenient 'virsh ttyconsole' command which prints just the path
> immediately.

Ooh, now that's useful. It would also be nice to have a symlink, but I
think this will do for the moment - thanks!


P.S. Thanks for awesome blog post on NUMA.

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