Fedora15 with kvm and spice

Alex mysqlstudent at gmail.com
Mon Aug 22 13:24:44 UTC 2011


Hi,

> I have a couple of F15 desktops running Windows XP guests. I start them
> using root cron:
>
> @reboot sleep 30; /usr/bin/qemu-kvm -hda
> /var/lib/libvirt/images/MikeWindows.img -usbdevice tablet -m 2048 -k
> en-us -vga qxl -spice port=5930,disable-ticketing &
>
> I found this was simpler than relying on virt-manager, especially when
> you want to move images to new machines.
>
> Spice is a dramatic improvement over the older vnc-based methods. I love
> it...

Do proper video drivers exist for win7 64-bit? Where?

These options aren't available through virt-manager?

Can you confirm these are the instructions to use for the windows spice client:

http://www.server-world.info/en/note?os=Fedora_15&p=kvm&f=9

Thanks,
Alex


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