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Old 10-13-2009, 08:00 AM   #1
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Redhat 5.4 virtualization - host has no serial port access


Hi,
i've installed at Redhat 5.4 on my poweredge but as soon as i enable Virtualization in the BIOS the host loses access to the serial port. It seems to be reserved exclusively for the guest vms.
Anyone know if there is a way to get the host talking to the serial port when virtualization is enabled? I've got a UPS on it.

thanks!
 
Old 10-15-2009, 07:40 AM   #2
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have you FULLY POWERCYCLED the server after enabling VT?

have you spoken to Dell support about this? sounds like a bios firmware bug
 
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Old 10-15-2009, 08:57 AM   #4
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Yes I did powercycle the server. I'll get onto Dell, see what they say..
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