[CentOS] Virtual host package, command line, I need help

Thu Oct 13 13:57:55 UTC 2011
Christopher Hawker <cwhawker1 at gmail.com>

A simple google search returned this: http://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/KVM I
don't know if it is helpful or not.

On Thu, Oct 13, 2011 at 11:46 PM, Bob Hoffman <bob at bobhoffman.com> wrote:

> chris hawker wrote
> ==========================
> Sorry if I seem a bit dumb in this question, but are these virtual
> servers going to be used in a production environment or are they test
> servers? Also, in my experience, using a GUI on a server is not really
> necessary, as everything can be done from the command line. Yes it may
> be easier to do it with a GUI, but if you know what you are doing and
> what to do it professionally, stick to using the  command line and
> give the idea of using a desktop the flick.
> ===========================
> I do not want to use the desktop. I am in command line. It will not work.
> You cannot
> install a guest (production server, not test) without some kind of
> installation walk through.
> a text install, a vnc, sdl, whatever...it should be able to open a window
> to do so.
> the only way I could get it to work was a full install of gnome and that is
> not workable.
> so little online with KVM and centos6, most are xen.
> For some reason the virt-viewer and anything else cannot access my video
> for some reason.
>  From looking online, this is a common issue among command line
> virt-installs..but no one
> ever posts a final solution..lol
> So far, after a few weeks of this, I have been unable to install, via
> command line, one guest.
> I cannot get any kind of installer to come up in any kind of
> window/gui/etc.
> very frustrating. Just sitting here with my useless brick of a computer
> unable to deploy it.
> Gonna call supermicro today and ask about the es1000.
> Also will try to install xorg to get to the xorg.conf and see if that can
> help, however most
> errors are deeper in the boot than xorg.
> Gonna try playing with the devices in grub I guess too.
> Was thinking of getting a second card and trying to see if that would work.
> bugzilla had tons of people complaining about issues like this one...it is
> probably the es1000
> choking the system....can't think of anything else that would cause
> displays that try to start to
> just die.
> However, in full gnome, it works flawlessly...so that theory is a little
> off... Card must be working.
> Must be a setting in the basic 'virtual host' package that needs fine
> tuning.
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