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[Xen-devel] RE: [PATCH][VT] add a new option for spawning vncviewer

To: "Edwin Zhai" <edwin.zhai@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: [Xen-devel] RE: [PATCH][VT] add a new option for spawning vncviewer
From: "Ian Pratt" <m+Ian.Pratt@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 30 Aug 2005 11:28:40 +0100
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Thread-topic: [PATCH][VT] add a new option for spawning vncviewer
> > I'd like to see this option also spawn a vncviewer for 
> paravirtualized 
> > guests. It should append the connect-back parameters to the 
> vncviewer 
> > on
> auto starting vncserver need proper configuration in xenU 
> image(such as /etc/ & ~/.vnc/), which does not always exist.
> > the kernel command line.
> base kernel doesn't support vnc command line, and start 
> vncserver in xenU kernel is tricky.
> what's your opinion?

We should just spawn the viewer and put the details on the kernel
command line, and leave it to the guest to start the server and issue
the vnconnect. See tools/examples/vnc/*

We've used this to start vnc servers for RHEL 3/4, Debian, SuSE Pro/SLES


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