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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 01:47:46PM +0000, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> 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.
> 

Well.. I've been using/testing with xen-3.4.1-5 in Fedora 12.

Guest console keymap isn't correct before I edit the guest xen configuration
and specify keymap='fi'.

Do you know what QEMU version has the required VNC extension? 
Or could this be virt-viewer issue?

-- Pasi


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