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mandrei99
Post  Post subject: FreeBSD virsh console hangs in "Escape character is ^]" \w KVM hypervisor any text console provider  |  Posted: Fri Jan 31, 2014 5:35 am

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FreeBSD virsh console hangs in "Escape character is ^]" \w KVM hypervisor any text console provider

Installing FreeBSD under KVM requires a little tick to access the serial console (text) from KVM virsh because FreeBSD redirects output to video if using graphic installation (vidconsole).
Code:
# virsh console VM2
Connected to domain VM2
Escape character is ^]

After the box is installed and running configure the "comconsole" under /boot/loader.conf and configure the serial con
Code:
# cat /boot/loader.conf
console="comconsole"
# grep ttyu0 /etc/ttys
ttyu0   "/usr/libexec/getty std.9600"   vt100   on  secure



Now reboot the box and enjoy the console:
Code:
...
Fri Jan 31 10:35:45 CET 2014

FreeBSD/amd64 (VM2) (ttyu0)

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