Re: [Vserver] Assigning a virtual console to a given vserver

From: Herbert Poetzl <>
Date: Sun 08 Jan 2006 - 04:15:02 GMT
Message-ID: <>

On Sun, Jan 08, 2006 at 12:11:23AM +0100, Bruno wrote:
> Hi,
> I would like to assign a virtual console to one or more vservers running on my
> box.
> e.g.
> vc0 - vc6 for host system
> vc7 for first vserver
> vc8 for second vserver
> none for third vserver
> ...
> The use of this is e.g. for debugging the boot-process (trying out some init
> programs like initng)
> The vservers must also be ables to start on their vc in background, like
> executing "vserver xxx start" from vc1 and having the vserver startup on vc7
> without ever switching over to vc7.
> Note: no console switching should occur so that startup of vserver on vc7 does
> not disturb work on another console. (and also avoid X problems as Xorg does
> not like console-switches during it's startup; makes it loose keyboard input)
> Is this possible?

hmm, never tried, but I'm interested, so if you give it
a try, I'm willing to help fixing up whatever issues
you run into ...


> Bruno
> PS: I'm running Gentoo
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