Roger Pau Monné wrote: > Hello, > > El 02/05/15 a les 17.43, Roman Bogorodskiy ha escrit: > > Hi, > > > > I'm trying to get Xen running and following these instructions: > > > > https://wiki.freebsd.org/Xen > > > > and > > > > http://wiki.xen.org/wiki/FreeBSD_Dom0 > > > > I'm running two days old -CURRENT and ports. I've installed the > > emulators/xen port and followed instructions in pkg-message. > > > > I'm having some problems with console. I'm wondering if it's possible to > > have X running on the same box running xen kernel? > > It should be, although I had issues while using the vesa driver with a > FreeBSD Xen Dom0, mainly because Dom0 doesn't have access to the BDA and > EBDA, I'm working on fixing this in Xen upstream. > > > My setup is as follows: > > > > - Intel i5-4690 that supports IOMMU: > > $ sudo acpidump -t|grep DMAR > > DMAR: Length=128, Revision=1, Checksum=90, > > $ > > - vm.max_wired=-1 in /etc/sysctl.conf > > - xc0 "/usr/libexec/getty Pc" xterm on secure in > > /etc/ttys > > > > In loader.conf I have: > > > > xen_kernel="/boot/xen" > > xen_cmdline="dom0_mem=2048M dom0_max_vcpus=4 dom0pvh=1 com1=115200,8n1 > > guest_loglvl=all loglvl=all console=com1" > > So you are trying to use the serial console but you are not getting any > output? If that's not the case, please drop the com1 parameter and set > console=vga.
Sorry for confusion, actually 'console=com1' works for me. Initially I didn't realize that it doesn't display kernel messages and after some failed attempts to run startx and hard reboots it took much longer to see a login prompt because I have background fsck disabled. So, 'console=com1' works unless I do 'startx'. > Do you have anything else in your /boot/loader.conf apart from this two > lines? > > > > > With this setup I get my system booted and at some point I can see a > > login screen. When I type 'startx' the system freezes. Have to hard > > reboot it to get working again. > > On which device do you get a login prompt? Is it xc0, ttyv0 or ttyu0? I get a login prompt on ttyv0. BTW, I use the nvidia driver. > Roman Bogorodskiy
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