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Re: [virt-tools-list] Win2003 VMs not shuting down



On Thu, Jun 30, 2011 at 10:37:13AM -0600, Phil Meyer wrote:
> Today, I don't think that there is a good way to do it except be on
> the 'console' of the VM and check to see if it goes down properly.
> 
> This issue is actively being discussed, but there is no immediate
> solution that I am aware of.

libvirt has (or soon will) sprouted the ability to inject keypresses
and NMIs into the guest:

http://www.redhat.com/archives/libvir-list/2011-June/msg00300.html

and if the guest has a graphical console there's no limit to what you
could do, including sending mouse events and negotiating dialog boxes.

Rich.

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