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i've just migrated some xen vms to kvm. so far everything is working fine.

except for one little thing: when i start virtual-manager and looking at the vm's display, there is no login: prompt.

i see, the boot output and everything starts up fine...

i think init, might be pointing to a wrong display.

thanks a lot for any reply...

BTW: i did the migration of the ubuntu hardy vms by hand (followed this tutorial that google returned me). worked like a charm, except for the login prompt on the host's screen.

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check your image's /etc/inittab and see if the getty lines are using real tty and not referencing hvc0 or another xen specific device.

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there is no /etc/inittab in my ubuntu. and a grep -iR hvc0 /etc doesn't give me any results... –  JMW Apr 21 '11 at 10:26
    
problem still exists, but thanks for answering :-) –  JMW Dec 1 '11 at 13:15

how did you perform the migration? virt-v2v should have set things up for you.

In any case, booting with a liveCD iso should give you access to fix whatever boot issues you may have

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hi, i cannot find virt-v2v on my host ubuntu 10.04 LTS. i did the migration of the ubuntu hardy vms by hand (followed some tutorial that google returned me). worked like a charm, except for the login prompt on the host's screen. thanks a lot in advance for any help on this. –  JMW Apr 20 '11 at 18:51
    
I have virt-v2v in Fedora –  dyasny Apr 20 '11 at 20:35

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