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Re: [virt-tools-list] Fedora 12: virt-install does not set graphical console keymap automatically for Xen guests



On Mon, Nov 09, 2009 at 08:46:52AM -0500, Cole Robinson wrote:
> On 11/08/2009 12:22 PM, Pasi Kärkkäinen wrote:
> > Hello,
> > 
> > I've been playing with Xen stuff on Fedora 12 host/dom0, and I noticed
> > the Xen PV guest graphical console (vfb) keymap is not set up
> > automatically anymore, like it was with RHEL5 version of
> > virt-install/virt-manager tools.
> > 
> > I opened bugzilla entry about this:
> > https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=533707
> > 
> 
> In Fedora 11/12 we carry a virtinst patch which skips setting the keymap. This
> was intended for qemu/kvm only, since newer versions support a VNC extension
> which basically allows passing the host keymapping through to the guest.
> 
> Sounds like we need to be smarter about this and still generate a keymap for xen.

I'm fairly sure Xen is also using a new enough QEMU for the VNC extension
since it has been in QEMU for a long time now.

Daniel
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