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Re: [Xen-users] Re: [Xen-devel] Problems with 'xl create winxp' (hvm) on xen 4.1.2 (also affects GPLPV)
On Thu, 2011-11-03 at 04:39 -0400, Flavio wrote:
> On 3 November 2011 07:46, Stefano Stabellini
> <stefano.stabellini@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > On Mon, 31 Oct 2011, Ian Campbell wrote:
> >> > 3) Specifying vncviewer=1/vncconsole=1 in your config (don't remember
> >> > which
> >> > works - I use both) will automatically start a vnc viewer for you when
> >> > you 'xm
> >> > create' an hvm domain. (Sadly, this never worked for a pv domain. You
> >> > have to
> >> > use the xm/xl vncviewer domainname command.) This does not work with 'xl
> >> > create'.
> >> I think this is just a missing feature.
> > Nope, it should work. IanJ implemented this feature a while back.
> I doesn't work to me using xl. I am obliged to do xl vncviewer <domain_id>
> once the domU has started.
You are correct, I think what Stefano is thinking of is when IanJ
implemented the xl vncviewer command. There is no support in xl (that I
can see) for setting "vncconsole=1" in the domain configuration file and
having that autospawn vncviewer on create. Patches for this feature
would be very welcome.
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