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Old 10-31-2009, 08:29 PM   #1
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Xen virtual console successfully installed as ttyS0?


I want to use my serial port but something called Xen is in my way. What is it and how do I get my serial port back?
 
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Xen is like vmware - a virtualisation package. The idea is to split services down between various virtual machines, so if, for example, your mailer is compromised, the attacker only gets control of a bare system with a mailer in it, and not the entire box. It lets you use a server more efficiently, and more fully.

look at the /etc/rc.d/ scripts and you should be able to stop it, and prevent it restarting.
 
  


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