How to set up serial console boot for headless (no graphical) boot
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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15
<bios useserial='yes' />
To enable boot menu:
<bootmenu enable='yes' timeout='3000'/>
While it works with UEFI boot using "legacy BIOS" the serial console works after grub has prompted the boot menu. But this might be too late e.g. in special cases like encrypted disk where grub needs to request the password.
KVM Guest has already been changed for serial support as outlined below in
add following line after theme definition:
GRUB_SERIAL_COMMAND="serial --unit=0 --speed=9600 --parity=no"
To apply changes run:
Accessing console works:
virsh console --safe --force <guest_name>;
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- Creation Date: 21-Jan-2021
- Modified Date:21-Jan-2021
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