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authorColin Percival <cperciva@FreeBSD.org>2016-06-09 13:58:31 +0000
committerColin Percival <cperciva@FreeBSD.org>2016-06-09 13:58:31 +0000
commitf207bd78e69db2b6bc485736037564b784e4a649 (patch)
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parentc8898568fdcfed6479fbd8dc92b32b3fc18710e1 (diff)
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Switch from console="comconsole" to boot_multicons="YES" in EC2.
Amazon recently introduced an API for capturing screenshots of an emulated VGA device; this commit makes that (somewhat) useful. MFC after: 3 weeks
Notes
Notes: svn path=/head/; revision=301732
Diffstat (limited to 'release/tools/ec2.conf')
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1 files changed, 4 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/release/tools/ec2.conf b/release/tools/ec2.conf
index 557e60260dbf..be7891b59855 100644
--- a/release/tools/ec2.conf
+++ b/release/tools/ec2.conf
@@ -62,8 +62,10 @@ vm_extra_pre_umount() {
echo 'autoboot_delay="-1"' >> ${DESTDIR}/boot/loader.conf
echo 'beastie_disable="YES"' >> ${DESTDIR}/boot/loader.conf
- # The EC2 console is an emulated serial port.
- echo 'console="comconsole"' >> ${DESTDIR}/boot/loader.conf
+ # EC2 has two consoles: An emulated serial port ("system log"),
+ # which has been present since 2006; and a VGA console ("instance
+ # screenshot") which was introduced in 2016.
+ echo 'boot_multicons="YES"' >> ${DESTDIR}/boot/loader.conf
# Some older EC2 hardware used a version of Xen with a bug in its
# emulated serial port. It is not clear if EC2 still has any such