[CentOS] guest vms crash host systems

Wed Oct 5 15:00:53 UTC 2011
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Les Mikesell wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 5, 2011 at 8:17 AM, Negative <negativebinomial at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> So now I've found I can run X without problems and I can run qemu-kvm
>> without problems, but I cannot run both at the same time.
> 'X' should be split cleanly into client and server programs where in
> X-speak  the server serves the display and keyboard and programs are
> the clients.   An X client program should not be touching any hardware
> directly.  But, virtualization stuff might try to cheat.   If you
> don't need the local console, you might try loading VMware ESXi first,
> then run all your other OS's as guests under that - you do need a
> windows box to run as the console when making changes or installing
> things, though.

Actually, if you do that, you can log into ESX1 - it's actually a modified
RHEL 3, I think. It's the remote admin GUI that you need WinDoze for.