[CentOS-virt] SPICE Benchmark
sigbjorn at nixtra.com
Wed Nov 17 14:25:55 EST 2010
The SPICE protocol is implemented as a guest graphics adapter of QEMU.
In other words, it's made for virtual desktops running under QEMU/KVM.
That's why it does not work directly on a physical machine.
On Wed, 2010-11-17 at 19:37 +0100, RedShift wrote:
> On 11/16/10 21:28, Alexey Vasyukov wrote:
> > Hello again.
> > Unfortunatelly we do not have that much materials in English. (But if you can read Russian - welcome to http://www.ossportal.ru/technologies/rhev. :-) )
> > If you want just to see SPICE in action it is not hard. You need qemu with SPICE support on server and SPICE client on client.
> > You need to start qemu on server with additional options:
> > -spice port=<port>,disable-ticketing - use this one if you do not need password protection
> > OR
> > -spice port=<port>,password=<secret> - if you need to protect connection
> > After it you can connect from client using
> > spicec -h <host> -p <port>
> > Additional options for compression, encryption, etc are described in qemu man page.
> > Best regards,
> > Alexey
> So as I understand it correctly, this whole SPICE thing is just something like VNC on steroids? Why can't we have this SPICE thing work on physical hosts as well?
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