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RE: [Xen-users] How to set up GUI guest on non-GUI server?

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Subject: RE: [Xen-users] How to set up GUI guest on non-GUI server?
From: "Neil Aggarwal" <neil@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 5 Apr 2009 09:24:15 -0500
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That guide assumes there is already a text-based domU

I am trying to do a new guest install using the GUI
during the install.  Is that possible?


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> -----Original Message-----
> From: xen-users-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> [mailto:xen-users-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of 
> Vlado Peshov
> Sent: Sunday, April 05, 2009 7:45 AM
> To: xen-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: [Xen-users] How to set up GUI guest on non-GUI server?
> On Sun, Apr 5, 2009 at 6:49 AM, Neil Aggarwal 
> <neil@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Hello:
> >
> > I have a CentOS 5.3 server I installed without a GUI.
> > It uses the xen kernel.
> >
> > I am trying to install a guest that will have a GUI.
> >
> > I was thinking I could set up VNC for the display
> > of domain0, but all of the attempts I have made so
> > far have failed.
> >
> > Can someone point me in the right direction?
> >
> Install vncserver od dom0 and change:
> (vnc-listen '')
> to either ip address od dom0 or and if you use for domU
> guests: vnc=1, vncviewer=0 and you will be able to connect from other
> machine by typing:
> vncviewer ip_address_dom0:ID_of_domU
> This is very easy to accomplish if you use HVM guest, but also it is
> possible if you use paravirtualized guests.
> Here is one of the many useful links:
> http://www.virtuatopia.com/index.php/Configuring_a_VNC_based_G
> raphical_Console_for_a_Xen_Paravirtualized_domainU_Guest
> Regards, Vlado
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