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Re: [virt-tools-list] virt-manager / QEMU problem connecting to graphical console



On 12/21/2009 11:49 AM, Andy wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> 
> I have a weird and fatal problem with my virt-manager.
> 
> 
> Whenever I connect to one of my currently running Linux VMs on my (remote) QEMU 
> machine, virt-manager hangs at "connecting to graphical console for guest"
> 
> If I connect to a machine which has just started up, all works just fine. If I 
> close the connection to that machine and then reconnect, all works fine.
> 
> But as soon as I quit virt-manager, restart virt-manager, and reconnect to the 
> host, it gives me this problem. Rebooting and then starting virt-manager again 
> also does not solve the issue.
> 
> 
> When I click "Open" on a VM, it DOES asks me for the SSH password (using SSH+VNC 
> tunnel), accepts it and then just hangs.
> 
> When I then close the window to this VM, virt-manager crashes and I have to 
> force quit it.
> 
> All my Linux VMs are Debian Lenny (stable), running in standard text mode (what 
> is it, 80x25?).
> 
> 
> Now the weird part: I also have a Windows VM on this machine, and this one NEVER 
> fails to connect!!
> 
> I can connect, reconnect, quit virt-manager, open it again, and it still works! 
> This really baffles me.
> 
> 
> 
> Help would be appreciated solving this issue, because as it is I can not take 
> over my Linux VMs while they're running, and that's kind of the whole point ...
> 
> 
> 
> some technichal information:
> 
> 
> Tried this with virt-manager version 0.5 up to version 0.8.2 under Ubuntu 
> (latest release) AND under Fedora Core 12.
> 
> Could reproduce this every single time.
> 

What is the remote host OS (are you doing F12 -> F12 and Ubuntu ->
Ubuntu?) Are you using upstream virt-manager releases or distro
virt-manager releases?

Are all the VMs mentioned above on the remote host (none local)?

Thanks,
Cole


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