[Spice-devel] vdagent\vdservice W 2008R2 guest under Fedora 15
agilboa at redhat.com
Mon Sep 26 01:26:11 PDT 2011
sean darcy wrote:
> On 09/25/2011 07:25 AM, Arnon Gilboa wrote:
>> Hi Sean,
>> Remember to run cmd as Administrator.
>> Is Z a network drive? put vdservice & vdagent on local drive.
>> If it still fails, please send %windir\temp\vdservice.log & vdagent.log.
>> Regarding the qxl driver, refer to the installing section in
>> sean darcy wrote:
>>> I'm trying to get spice working on a Windows 2008R2 x64 server running
>>> as guest under Fedora 15.
>>> and got qxl from git.
>>> Built and installed the qxl driver as described in
>>> Using virt-manager, I've selected qxl as the video driver and qxl
>>> server instead of vnc.
>>> When I tried to set up vdagent:
>>>> Z:\spice\20110918\vdagent-win-x64>vdservice uninstall
>>>> Service removed successfully
>>>> Z:\spice\20110918\vdagent-win-x64>vdservice install
>>>> Service installed successfully
>>>> Z:\spice\20110918\vdagent-win-x64>net start vdservice
>>>> System error 2 has occurred.
>>>> The system cannot find the file specified.
>>> vdservice does not show up under "Services" in Windows configuration
>>> tool, so I can't start it from there.
>>> And windows does not see the qxl adapter as new hardware. I can't
>>> install the qxl drivers as an update to the vga adapter.
>>> Any help appreciated.
> Thanks for the reply. I put vdagent and vdservice on C:. That did the
> But still no luck for qxl. I did follow the build and install
> instructions in http://spice-space.org/page/WinQXL. qxl.sys is in
> C:\windows\system32\drivers and qxldd.dll is in system32.
> C:\qxl has:
> If I use Device Manager to update the display driver from vga, and
> point to c:\qxl, Device Manager still uses the vga adapter.
> Shouldn't I expect a "New Hardware" dialog on reboot if virt-manager
> has qxl for Video? BTW, virt-manager-0.9.0-5.fc15.noarch.
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Try using a signed driver (an old one is attached), or alternatively (as
documeneted in the WinQXL wiki page) test sign the driver, set
TESTSIGNING & DDISABLE_INTEGRITY_CHECKS. Install the driver using Device
Manager (option II) from a local install directory (e.g. c:\qxl).
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