Default Xen PVM console?

Scott Long scottl at
Sun May 24 11:25:03 UTC 2009

Adrian Chadd wrote:
> 2009/5/24 Scott Long <scottl at>:
>> Treat xen as a new platform and have a src/etc/etc.xen directory that holds
>> the xen-specific ttys files, along with similar things that it'll
>> likely need.
> In -theory- there could be Xen PVM support for i386, amd64 and ia64;
> with apparently some random work being done on ARM support in the
> future.

Once you start shifting away from full HVM mode, the instruction set 
architecture starts becoming much less relevant.  Anything using the
xc driver is going to behave pretty much the same in respect to the
ttys file, regardless of if it's i386 or amd64 or arm.


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