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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] tools: revert to using /var and /etc/

On 28/01/13 18:46, Sander Eikelenboom wrote:
> Monday, January 28, 2013, 5:49:28 PM, you wrote:
>> On Mon, 28 Jan 2013, Ian Campbell wrote:
>>> On Mon, 2013-01-28 at 10:39 +0000, Sander Eikelenboom wrote:
>>>> Another thing is that:
>>>>         $QEMU_XEN -xen-domid 0 -xen-attach -name dom0 -nographic -M
>>>> xenpv -daemonize -monitor /dev/null -pidfile $QEMU_PIDFILE
>>>> Doesn't seem to start with upstream qemu, combination of -nographic
>>>> and -daemonize doesn't seem to be allowed anymore.
>>>> (not a problem for me, because i don't seem to be using it as
>>>> diskbackend, but for a 4.3 release ...) 
>>> Stefano, is this expected?
>> No, it is not. Sander, thanks for the report.
>> This is the reason:
>> /* According to documentation and historically, -nographic redirects
>>  * serial port, parallel port and monitor to stdio, which does not work
>>  * with -daemonize.  We can redirect these to null instead, but since
>>  * -nographic is legacy, let's just error out.
>>  * We disallow -nographic only if all other ports are not redirected
>>  * explicitly, to not break existing legacy setups which uses
>>  * -nographic _and_ redirects all ports explicitly - this is valid
>>  * usage, -nographic is just a no-op in this case.
>>  */
>> If fact it looks like that the appended patch fixes it, can you please
>> confirm it?
> Confirmed thx !

Running Qemu using the -daemonize and -nographic options used to left
the console tty in a bad state (which could be reverted by using 'stty
sane'). Do you know if this is also fixed?

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