[Spice-devel] Spice on Fedora 12 in RHEV
ieidus at redhat.com
Mon Apr 5 16:06:50 PDT 2010
On Mon, 05 Apr 2010 16:52:45 -0600
Aaron Toponce <aaron.toponce at gmail.com> wrote:
> First, a little background. Our company is running the RHEV beta program
> currently. We have purchased a solid set of HP blade hardware, along
> with switching, and the like, and we have new RHEV licenses coming with
> the purchase. However, until that has actually been delivered, we're
> testing out RHEV through Red Hat's beta program.
> As a result, because RHEV has gone GA, we no longer get commercial
> support from Red Hat. Thus, the reason for me turning to the community
> mailing list for support.
> With that said, I have built a Fedora 12 virtual machine in our RHEV
> environment, and installed the RPMs per these instructions here:
> I have successfully installed the spice-client and qemu-spice RPMs. Now,
> using the spice protocol through RHEV, I should be able to see
> performance comparable to Microsoft's RDP, correct? However, this is not
> the case. Instead, I see very poor performance, worse than VNC. Should
> this be the case?
> If my understanding of the architecture is correct, I actually want to
> install the spice-server RPM, if I'm using my Windows laptop as a spice
> client, correct? If this is the case, the video and mouse interaction is
> just as horrid.
From all that explenation all i can guess is:
You didn`t install the qxl driver... check it out here:
> However, with the -server install, I'm not sure that any daemon is
> running. Picking apart the RPM, other than libraries, and a couple docs,
> it doesn't appear that there are any binaries necessary for starting
> such a process. Am I missing something? The docs don't appear to address
> the issue I'm currently facing.
> Long story short, I would like to run Fedora 12 as a development machine
> in RHEV that I can connect to with my Windows laptop. I would like to
> take advantage of the spice protocol, instead of VNC, so I can get solid
> performance over the VPN.
> I should mention that setting up the spice software on Windows in RHEV
> provides the performance I'm seeking. I'm assuming these RPMs are
> comparable in functionality to the Windows software.
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