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[Xen-devel] RE: [PATCH][1/10] Device model cleanup.

To: "Arun Sharma" <arun.sharma@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: [Xen-devel] RE: [PATCH][1/10] Device model cleanup.
From: "Ian Pratt" <m+Ian.Pratt@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2005 22:32:04 +0100
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> > Just to check I understand:
> > 
> > In (a), xm forks off vncviewer, qemu-dm runs libvncserver and then 
> > connects back to the viewer.  I presume we can still fix the local 
> > port with -vncport?
> -vncport is for (b). For (a) the user doesn't get to specify 
> the local port - an unused local port is auto picked.

I think we still need to enable the local port to be chosen, and
specified in the configuration file.  (like we do for virtual serial

> > In (b), what is actually forking the vncviewer, and when 
> does it know 
> > that the libvncserver is up and running?
> > 
> For (b) the user manually starts the vncviewer, possibly from 
> a different machine.

Ah, OK.
> > Can we fail to support vnc gracefully at run time if the 
> library isn't 
> > present?
> I think so. This is how VMX on FC4 works. We'll verify and 
> send patches if anything is broken..

Great, thanks.


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