[libvirt-users] 2 virsh consoles on the same hypervisor causes conflicts

Daniel P. Berrange berrange at redhat.com
Thu Jun 16 07:53:28 UTC 2011

On Wed, Jun 15, 2011 at 01:43:14PM -0400, David Lane wrote:
> Anyone encountered this?  Anyone have a solution?  Seeing it in Fedora15
> with KVM
> If 2 consoles are opened to the same guest from the hypervisor they will
> interfere with each other.  keystrokes are lost and returned information is
> displayed on either virsh console instances randomly.  Both consoles are
> rendered unusable.

Yeah, this is normal - only one client can access /dev/pts/XXX devices
at a time, otherwise it just all goes wrong.

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