[CentOS] Console access to kvm guest running WindowsV7

Thu Feb 6 14:50:08 UTC 2014
Nux! <nux at li.nux.ro>

On 06.02.2014 14:44, James B. Byrne wrote:
> i86_64
> CentOS-6.5
> I have installed a Windows instance as a kvm guest on a host running
> CentOS-6.5.  I can access the desktop through the virt-manager console 
> and
> everythign seems to work, although the mouse cursor seems to get lost 
> from
> time to time.
> The virt-manager console display supports various resolutions but when 
> I
> re-size the desktop display remains essentially a square inside a 
> letter box.
>  What other methods are available to open the windows desktop from the
> CentOS-6.5 host console or by remote access that allow me to have a 
> re-sizable
> MS-Windows desktop display for this guest running on my normal 
> (gnome2)
> desktop?

What I do is change the resolution inside the guest, or use rdesktop 
with the desired geometry.
There's no resizable display with virt-manager yet (a la Vbox).


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