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Re: [Xen-ia64-devel] PATCH: optionnaly enable xen console withirq/input.
Le Jeudi 22 Juin 2006 20:15, Alex Williamson a Ãcrit :
> On Thu, 2006-06-22 at 10:57 -0700, Magenheimer, Dan (HP Labs Fort
> Collins) wrote:
> > > I also don't agree that the Xen keytable is only for
> > > developers. It
> > > may be that this is an important debugging tool and therefore required
> > > to be able to support a real customer. I'd rather see this feature on
> > > by default so it's there for in-the-field debugging later, and so that
> > > the xen/ia64 community uses it and makes sure it works. Thanks,
> > You may want to ask about this in xen-devel. Long
> > ago iirc there was some concern expressed that the
> > keytable might present possible security holes (maybe
> > DoS attacks)?
> Security is a shaky argument when it comes to the console for me.
> Personally, I almost think of the console as a form of physical access
> to the system. Access to the console should be secured at a higher
> level. Just my 2 cents though. Thanks,
Just my two .02 euros:
It really depends on the system. Here the console can be remote and the
system management is done with a dedicated console.
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