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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v3 1/3] docs: add a document describing the 'channels' mechanism

Dave Scott writes ("Re: [PATCH v3 1/3] docs: add a document describing the 
'channels' mechanism"):
> On 23 Jun 2014, at 15:53, Ian Jackson <Ian.Jackson@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > I forgot to ask: what will a guest do that doesn't understand these
> > special-purpose "console"s ?
> In a Linux VM theyâll just appear as /dev/hvcX devices. I assume something 
> similar in a *BSD.

... and then what would happen with them ?  Nothing ?  If so, fine.

I'm just worried that something might automatically mess with them.
E.g. I have found a horrid thing called "modem-manager" on some
desktop Linuces which opens (all?) serial devices and tries blathering
AT commands at them...


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