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accepted Access pty login prompt in VM
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comment Access pty login prompt in VM
thanks!!! Defining the ttyS0 in the guest worked. Now I will be able to tweak the VM, even if network access is not working! If I could upvote you 10 times, I would do it!
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comment Access pty login prompt in VM
For me hitting enter (repeteadly!) did not have any effect. My VM is not up now. but I will try this later and report. Thanks for the hint!
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comment Access pty login prompt in VM
This looks promising. I will check if my guest has the tty defined (I thought this was standard). What worries me is this sentence: "note that username input works even if the login promt is not shown". If I do not get visual output, this is not really gonna help me: no use running commands on the VM if I get not output.
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comment Access pty login prompt in VM
Not really. My VM is working fine, I do not use virt-manager, I do not want to use virt-manager. I just want to connect to the login prompt of the VM. Surely virt-manager is not a dependency of libvirt, correct? You can run VMs without virt-manager, with full functionality, correct? So, now that we have that cleared: how do I configure the VM to be able to connect with virsh console (or any other virsh command?) to the login prompt? I do not know it, and it seems you do not know it neither. Which is fine. Maybe somebody else knows it?
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comment Access pty login prompt in VM
@MichaelHampton: As I said, no GUI: ImportError: No module named libvirt. virt-manager is broken in Ubuntu (actually, Mint)
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comment Access pty login prompt in VM
Thanks, but no GUI.
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asked Access pty login prompt in VM
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comment Connect to the text console of a running VM
@dyasny: You got me! :) Yes, I am creating the VM with virt-install, which probably uses libvirt.
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accepted Connect to the text console of a running VM
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comment Connect to the text console of a running VM
Yes, it works. But I do not understand why, since I am not using virsh to manage this particular VM.
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asked Connect to the text console of a running VM
Sep
10
comment autossh does not kill ssh when link down
I would say the name is confusing: this is not autossh, this is just a keep-process-alive. What is ssh specific about it? Just the fact that understands some command line parameters used by ssh?
Sep
10
comment autossh does not kill ssh when link down
@NikolaidisFotis: sure, sure, I will try that. This is an ssh parameter, so the question remains: why is autossh relying on ssh to do the far-end check. Shouldn't it do the far-end check itself? What if ssh has a bug and it does never die? I guess autossh is not really aware of anything related to ssh: it seems to be doing just a simple process monitoring, and relying on the process being controlled to die whenever it must die.
Sep
10
comment autossh does not kill ssh when link down
@NikolaidisFotis: which actually makes me think that ServerAliveCountMax is just too high?
Sep
10
comment autossh does not kill ssh when link down
@NikolaidisFotis: added relevant part of ssh config
Sep
10
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Sep
9
comment autossh does not kill ssh when link down
@NilsToedtmann: thanks, I'll give it a try. Is it easy to implement? Do you have any link to a good howto?
Sep
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comment autossh does not kill ssh when link down
@NikolaidisFotis: the timeout is fine. It is ... timing out. But it does not do the right thing (imho) whenever the timeout kicks in, namely: verifying the far-end!
Sep
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