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Re: [virt-tools-list] virt-viewer via ssh -X



On Mon, Jul 25, 2011 at 11:41 PM, Kirkpatrick, Jeffrey W
<jeffrey w kirkpatrick bankofamerica com> wrote:
> I am attempting to run virt-viewer via a CYGWIN X session on my Windows
> laptop, but am getting all sorts of errors when I do.
>
>
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> From a CYGWIN session, I run startx, then ssh –X to the KVM Host server.
> From there I run the following command:
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> [root kvmhost1 ~]# virt-viewer rhel6guest
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> And the virt-viewer window does display, however with no readable font on
> the task bar, just a bunch of rectangles. After a few minutes the
> virt-viewer screen dies, too.
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> Below are the errors I get when running the virt-viewer command:
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> Xlib:  extension "RANDR" missing on display "localhost:10.0".
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> (virt-viewer:18802): Gdk-WARNING **: Connection to display localhost:10.0
> appears to be untrusted. Pointer and keyboard grabs and inter-client
> communication may not work as expected.
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>
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> (virt-viewer:18802): Pango-WARNING **: failed to choose a font, expect ugly
> output. engine-type='PangoRenderFc', script='latin'
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> Gdk-ERROR **: The program 'virt-viewer' received an X Window System error.
>
> This probably reflects a bug in the program.
>
> The error was 'BadWindow (invalid Window parameter)'.
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>   (Details: serial 523 error_code 3 request_code 41 minor_code 0)
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>   (Note to programmers: normally, X errors are reported asynchronously;
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>    that is, you will receive the error a while after causing it.
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>    To debug your program, run it with the --sync command line
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>    option to change this behavior. You can then get a meaningful
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>    backtrace from your debugger if you break on the gdk_x_error() function.)
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> aborting...
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> Aborted
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>
>
> Anyone have any insights?
>
Did you set the DISPLAY variable on client machine?

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