This is an archived copy of the Xen.org mailing list, which we have preserved to ensure that existing links to archives are not broken. The live archive, which contains the latest emails, can be found at http://lists.xen.org/
Home Products Support Community News


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

To: Ian Pratt <m+Ian.Pratt@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: [Xen-devel] Re: [PATCH][VT] add a new option for spawning vncviewer
From: Edwin Zhai <edwin.zhai@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 31 Aug 2005 13:54:17 +0800
Cc: xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Delivery-date: Wed, 31 Aug 2005 05:52:59 +0000
Envelope-to: www-data@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <A95E2296287EAD4EB592B5DEEFCE0E9D282D68@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
List-help: <mailto:xen-devel-request@lists.xensource.com?subject=help>
List-id: Xen developer discussion <xen-devel.lists.xensource.com>
List-post: <mailto:xen-devel@lists.xensource.com>
List-subscribe: <http://lists.xensource.com/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/xen-devel>, <mailto:xen-devel-request@lists.xensource.com?subject=subscribe>
List-unsubscribe: <http://lists.xensource.com/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/xen-devel>, <mailto:xen-devel-request@lists.xensource.com?subject=unsubscribe>
References: <A95E2296287EAD4EB592B5DEEFCE0E9D282D68@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sender: xen-devel-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.8i
On 11:28 Tue 30 Aug     , Ian Pratt wrote:
> > > 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/*
how about this one?
use -V command line but not "vncviewer" configuration, which is suitable for 
both vmx and xenU.

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

Attachment: vncviewer_cmdline.patch
Description: Text document

Xen-devel mailing list