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

Nicolas Sebrecht nsebrecht at piing.fr
Thu Jun 16 11:30:17 UTC 2011

The 16/06/11, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> 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.

Then, what's not normal is that virsh allows to connect more than once.

Nicolas Sebrecht

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