[CentOS-virt] Problem with X on VM

Mon Jun 9 18:48:35 UTC 2014
Zoltan Frombach <zoltan at frombach.com>

On 6/9/2014 8:28 PM, Steve Campbell wrote:
> On 6/9/2014 2:14 PM, Zoltan Frombach wrote:
>> After installation:
>> Why don't you SSH into the running guest from the host and change the
>> X11 config files from the command prompt?
>> If sshd is not running on your guest then you can try to stop
>> (shutdown) the guest and use libguestfs to modify files inside the
>> VM's disk.
>> On 6/9/2014 3:40 PM, Steve Campbell wrote:
>>> I've got a Centos 5 server with Xen installed. I'm trying to install a
>>> Centos 6.5 VM on it but once all is installed, the X window will not
>>> sync or display. I think I understand that it's probably due to the
>>> settings on the vnc stuff. I've got Centos 6.2 VMs that act just fine.
>>> Is there a way I can modify the VM's screen settings either during
>>> installation or after installation?
>>> Hope that makes sense. Thanks
>>> steve campbell
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> I wasn't aware I could do the libguestfs thing. But I'll try both ways.
> Thanks
> steve
Try SSH first.
If that doesn't work and want to try libguestfs then make sure you 
install a recent version of libguestfs on your host, your host OS is 
pretty old...
See: http://libguestfs.org/guestfs-faq.1.html#binaries (and possibly 
read this: