[CentOS-virt] SPICE Benchmark


redshift at pandora.be
Wed Nov 17 18:37:05 UTC 2010

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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