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Re: [Xen-users] Virt-install cannot display console

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Subject: Re: [Xen-users] Virt-install cannot display console
From: jim burns <jim_burn@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 10 Oct 2007 20:48:15 -0400
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On Mon October 8 2007 6:16:00 am karhong.ng@xxxxxxx wrote:
> Unable to connect to graphical console; DISPLAY is not set.  Please connect
> to localhost:5920

Fedora, and I would assume RHEL, is a bit cranky about starting X programs 
from a sudo initiated shell, 'su' is better - it creates a proper .xauthority 
file in '/root'.

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