[Spice-devel] How do I install vioser in virt-manager?
alevy at redhat.com
Thu Nov 10 12:56:10 PST 2011
On Thu, Nov 10, 2011 at 10:58:04AM -0800, Todd And Margo Chester wrote:
> On 11/09/2011 12:51 PM, Alon Levy wrote:
Sorry for the OT, but I'm really having a hard time reading your
emails, I'm using mutt and to read html I pipe it through lynx, it's
hard to see what is new and what is old. What are your current
> On Wed, Nov 09, 2011 at 11:07:57AM -0800, Todd And Margo Chester wrote:
> Hi All,
> Scientific Linux 6.2 x64
> host: kvm
> guest: XP-Pro x32
> spice 0.8.x
> I give up. I have Googl'ed my fingers off on this one. How
> do I install the virtio serial device in my guest with virt-manager?
> I see serial devices to add, but what type and what is the
> path to the device? Am I even looking at the right serial devices?
> The serial device should appear in other devices (along with the cpus)
> in device manager. There is a link for a driver on the dowload page of
> under "Windows binaries:", current link is
> which looks relatively recent.
> I don't remember the upstream location for the drivers, I'll try to
> find it and update, but I think those should be good, let me know if
> they aren't.
> Note that this is not the serial device you should also have in the vm,
> i.e. COM1, but a different device.
> Very frustrated and confused,
> My revisions:
> $ rpm -qa \*spice\*
> # rpm -qa \*vdagent\*
> $ rpm -qa \*kvm\*
> $ cat /etc/redhat-release
> Scientific Linux release 6.1 (Carbon)
> $ uname -r
> # ls /dev/virtio-ports/
> ls: cannot access /dev/virtio-ports/: No such file or directory
> Hi Alon,
> I must be missing something. For starters, I have no /dev/virtio-ports
> I also must be blind too, as I can not find an "other devices" in my
> Please forgive the picture, but this is what I see:
> This is so frustrating. What am I doing wrong?
> Many thanks,
> 1. http://spice-space.org/download.html
> 2. http://spice-space.org/download/binaries/virtio-serial_20110725.zip
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