[CentOS] Console access to kvm guest running WindowsV7

Thu Feb 6 17:50:45 UTC 2014
Akemi Yagi <amyagi at gmail.com>

On Thu, Feb 6, 2014 at 9:43 AM, Milos Blazevic <milos.blazevic at sbb.rs> wrote:
> On 02/06/2014 06:40 PM, Milos Blazevic wrote:

>> Spice client +
>> QXL drivers installed inside VM +
>> Spice Guest tools installed inside VM +
>> VM video driver set to 'qlx' +
>> configuring Windows 7 VM with Spice Display device
>>   From there, you'll be connecting to the VM console via the hypervisor:
>> console displays are only exported on hypervisor localhost.
>> That way you should be getting the best user experience - smooth mouse
>> control, guest resolution adapting to the client screen resolution/geometry.
>> Worked for me with both WindowsXP and CentOS 6.
> BTW, as far as I know, Windows QXL drivers are supported only on XP and 7.

There is a CentOS wiki article about spice: