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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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