Mike Gerdts wrote:
> Over in sysadmin-discuss I went fishing for interest in console
> management mechanisms to hide the differences between the various
> console implementations for LDOMs, Zones, xVM, ILOM, ALOM, etc.
A noble goal. I know we have some of that in some of our internal to
Sun lab infrastructure. I'll ask what can be released as opensolaris
> A couple people have suggested in follow-ups that there may be common
> work between the vconsole project and what I was talking about. Being
> familiar with virtual consoles offered by Linux (require KVM) and
> having managed lots of text-based (9600,8,n,1) consoles in data center
> environments, I am not sure that I see the overlap.
> I am *not* after a mechanism where I am at the keyboard (either direct
> attach or remote KVM) and I can use keyboard sequences to switch
> between a fairly limited (less than 1000) number of virtual consoles
> on that one machine.
I don't believe this virtual consoles project is not really providing
anything usable for your problem.
Darren J Moffat