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Re: [Xen-users] Paravirtualized Linux with graphics (X Window)?

To: NAHieu <nahieu@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-users] Paravirtualized Linux with graphics (X Window)?
From: Thiago Camargo Martins Cordeiro <thiagocmartinsc@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 25 Feb 2009 03:14:34 -0300
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The Xen Live CD does that from scratch! You just need to change three files, one in dom0 and another one in the domU.

In dom0 /etc/xen/xend-confi.sxp configuration file:
(vnc-listen '')
(vncpasswd '#vncpassword2001')

In the dom0 in your domU configuration file, do:
vfb         = [ 'type=vnc,vncdisplay=10' ]
extra       = 'console=tty0'

and in your domU /etc/X11/xorg.conf file, do:
Section "Device"
        Identifier      "Configured Video Device"
        Driver          "fbdev"

 You be able to start X in your domU, using VNC or SDL
 I'm on Debian Lenny 5.0.

Good luck!

2009/2/25 NAHieu <nahieu@xxxxxxxxx>
On Wed, Feb 25, 2009 at 2:24 PM, Thiago Camargo Martins Cordeiro
<thiagocmartinsc@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi,
>  The new Xen Live CD v2.0 does that out of the box!
>  http://wiki.xensource.com/xenwiki/LiveCD
>  There is a pre-configured PV Ubuntu domU.

Excellent! But then would you mind explaining how to do that from scratch?

>  But, what about using FreeNX to access your domUs graphical environment
> instead vfb via SDL or VNC? It's much better!

That would be nice, but using standard SDL or VND works out-of-the
box, without having to install FreeNX.

I will try FreeNX though, after figuring out how to have X Window in
PV Linux (?)


> 2009/2/25 NAHieu <nahieu@xxxxxxxxx>
>> Hi,
>> Anybody please tell me how to have a PV Linux with graphics?
>> I succesfully created some PV Linux with debootstrap and xen-tools.
>> But then all the images must be started with "xm create -c" command,
>> and everything then is console, with no X Window.
>> In short, I want to have PV Linux, but with X. How to do that?
>> Thanks,
>> H
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