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(Make sure to close the virt-manager window to be able to access the cli console)
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* Open virt-manager. Start with a shutoff VM.
 
* Open virt-manager. Start with a shutoff VM.
 
* Verify the guest already has a virtio console configured in the VM details window (if not, see the note above)
 
* Verify the guest already has a virtio console configured in the VM details window (if not, see the note above)

Latest revision as of 17:40, 16 September 2014

Description

Setup a serial console for the guest, verify tools can connect to it, and the guest OS automatically configures things correctly.

Setup

Functioning virt host, a function Fedora VM created on F20+

How to test

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This doesn't work with latest Fedora
Login prompt is no longer automatically spawned in the guest for virtio-console, see bug 1039742
  • Open virt-manager. Start with a shutoff VM.
  • Verify the guest already has a virtio console configured in the VM details window (if not, see the note above)
  • Open virt-manager. Start the VM. Verify with the graphical console that the VM starts correctly.
  • In the graphical window, select View->Text Consoles->Text Console 1
  • Verify that a login prompt appears on the text console. Verify you can log in correctly. 'exit' to log out. Close the virt-manager VM window.
  • On the command line, connect to the console with virsh: sudo virsh console test-day-vm
  • Verify you can login as done with virt-manager. Send ctrl+] to exit

Expected Results

No obvious errors occur.