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|Summary:||spicec - Warning: palette id 7484, not found|
|Product:||[Fedora] Fedora||Reporter:||Tom Horsley <horsley1953>|
|Component:||spice||Assignee:||Hans de Goede <hdegoede>|
|Status:||CLOSED WONTFIX||QA Contact:||Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>|
|Version:||16||CC:||alevy, alexl, cfergeau, hdegoede, jforbes, kraxel, marcandre.lureau|
|Fixed In Version:||Doc Type:||Bug Fix|
|Doc Text:||Story Points:||---|
|Last Closed:||2013-02-13 09:30:51 EST||Type:||Bug|
|oVirt Team:||---||RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:|
Description Tom Horsley 2012-04-10 17:11:13 EDT
Description of problem: Run H&R Block Tax Cut inside a Windows XP virtual machine configured with spice and qxl. Run the stand alone spice client to talk to it: zooty> spicec --title winxppro' - SPICEc:%d' -h localhost -p 5900 Start a new return and navigate through the pages till you finally get to input a W-2 form, and use the "Import W-2" feature that tries to lookup your employer ID to find your W-2 form. If you click on the "Search" button after typing in the ID, the spicec program exits immediately, printing this to the terminal where I ran the above command: Warning: palette id 7484, not found Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): spice-client-0.10.1-1.fc16.x86_64 How reproducible: Seems to be every time. Steps to Reproduce: 1. See above 2. 3. Actual results: Window disappears Expected results: Keep going after mouse click Additional info: There must be some code base difference between spicec and the viewer window you can bring up via virt-manager. If I use the viewer from virt-manager, I can click the button and everything hums along normally (but I hate bringing up virt-manager with all the screen space it takes as well as the menu bars on the viewer window, which is why I like the stand alone spicec client).
Comment 1 Hans de Goede 2012-04-11 03:22:46 EDT
spicec uses its own older Xlib based code, where as all the other spice clients use the new spice-gtk Gtk based widget. So spicec is more or less deprecated. Our new preferred client is remote-viewer (part of the virt-viewer package). Thus the chances of us fixing this bug are small (since we're focussing on spice-gtk and remote-viewer which don't seem to have this issue). If you want to help us make spice better, it would probably be best if you could use / try remote-viewer and if there are parts of it you don't like, let us know. I'm afraid that the virt-viewer version in Fedora-16 is a bit old though, so to test remote-viewer you would need to upgrade your client machine to F-17 (which will be released as beta soon and already is quite stable), Alternatively you could try installing the F-17 virt-viewer package on F-16, you can find it here: http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/buildinfo?buildID=306066 I think all the needed deps are in F-16, but I'm not 100% sure! Once you've virt-viewer installed, you can connect to a spice vm like this: remote-viewer spice://localhost:5900
Comment 2 Tom Horsley 2012-04-11 04:41:08 EDT
I'll probably be testing my virtual machines in my f17 partition one of these days, so I can try out remote-viewer there. I'll just mention my two possible concerns: 1. Can I see the virtual machine name in the title bar by default? If not, can I provide a command line option on startup with the virtual machine name so it can go in the title bar (if I have multiple virtual machine viewers, I'd like to be able to easily tell which is which). 2. Can I see the window with just the window manager border around it and no menu bars and/or toolbars? My virtual windows don't fit in my physical display without scrolling when extra menu bars are taking up space. (Also note that this is not the same as a "full screen" mode since my virtual machine displays aren't full screen size, this would just be an "uncluttered" mode :-).
Comment 3 Hans de Goede 2012-04-11 05:14:10 EDT
(In reply to comment #2) > I'll probably be testing my virtual machines in my f17 partition one of these > days, so I can try out remote-viewer there. I'll just mention my two possible > concerns: > > 1. Can I see the virtual machine name in the title bar by default? There are 3 scenarios here: 1) You connect to a virt-manager managed vm, in this case you can use virt-viewer itself instead of remote-viewer, ie: virt-viewer --connect qemu:///system Fedora-14-i386 Then the virt-manager domain-name, ie: "Fedora-14-i386" will be in the title bar 2) You connectdirectly to a vm using remote-viewer, then there are 2 scenarios: 2.1) Currently the url you passed on the cmdline will be in the title window 2.2) We are working on a spice protocol extension where you can pass a string describing the vm to qemu when starting the vm, and if this is used then this string will get displayed in the title bar > 2. Can I see the window with just the window manager border around it and no > menu bars and/or toolbars? My virtual windows don't fit in my physical display > without scrolling when extra menu bars are taking up space. (Also note that > this is not the same as a "full screen" mode since my virtual machine displays > aren't full screen size, this would just be an "uncluttered" mode :-). Currently there always is a pulldown menu with "File View Send Key Help" in there, I think it makes sense to add a checkbox to the view menu to show / hide the menu, can you please file an RFE bug for this? Product Fedora component virt-viewer, and please add me to the CC. Regards, Hans
Comment 4 Fedora Admin XMLRPC Client 2012-10-15 02:13:04 EDT
This package has changed ownership in the Fedora Package Database. Reassigning to the new owner of this component.
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Comment 6 Fedora End Of Life 2013-02-13 09:30:57 EST
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