Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 644735
writing to a virtio serial port while no one is listening on the host side hangs the guest
Last modified: 2011-01-13 16:57:51 EST
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Additional testing note: the effect of this patch will be visible with host-side qemu modifications which aren't yet in RHEL6. When testing, ask me for a brew build.
You can download this test kernel (or newer) from http://people.redhat.com/jwilson/el5
Detailed testing feedback is always welcomed.
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