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SubjectRe: [PATCH] virtio_console: Add support for multiple ports for generic guest and host communication
On (Tue) Sep 29 2009 [12:09:25], Christian Borntraeger wrote:
> Am Dienstag 29 September 2009 11:24:31 schrieb Amit Shah:
> > OK; how I solved this is: a new internal message between the guest and
> > the host. If a host is a console port, the host has to indicate that by
> > passing a message to the guest and the guest then hooks it up with hvc.
>
> I am curious how you going to make this compatible with existing code that
> currently uses virtio console.

I've tested old qemu new kernel, new qemu old kernel, new qemu, new
kernel and all the cases work fine.

Please see the virtcons_probe() function for the details.

Amit


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