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Console Connect Tool Needed for Red Hat Linux Customer Use
We have a complaint open for a client running RHEL on Power VM. They have Red Hat support and in order to do debugging the Red Hat team needs a way for the customer to capture console output via serial port connection. They provided the following text about how System Z does this: We would be looking for connecting to a console serial port in order to capture data from the serial console without having to directly monitor each system. On Z-systems this is completed with the following operation from the host machine.
How to get serial console logs from a s390 guest? Complete the following action plan on the host machine # cio_ignore -r c # chccwdev -e c # vmcp sp cons start # vmcp sp cons stop close \* rdr # vmur re -t <file number> linux_console **The files is now present in your current working directory: -rw-------. 1 root root 1352 Nov 14 16:30 linux_console
So we are looking for this same type of operation, but on PPC systems.
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