Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1032916
virt-install ignores VNC port or listen when using hvm
Last modified: 2015-02-17 14:20:29 EST
Description of problem:
When manually setting the VNC "port" or "Listen" parameters, these are ignored when using "--hvm" but are parsed correctly when using "--paravirt"
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. netstat -an | grep 5900
(this shows no VNC sessions)
2. run "virt-install" to create a fedora 19 virtual machine including the parameters "--hvm" and "--graphics vnc,listen=0.0.0.0"
3. netstat -an | grep 5900
(this shows a listening TCP port on 127.0.0.1:5900)
VNC is listening on 127.0.0.1 port 5900
VNC should be listening on 0.0.0.0 port 5900
substituting "--hvm" with "--paravirt" when running "virt-install" will give the correct VNC behaviour.
Note that the Xen host is running text-only and I get the following additional error when running virt-install (regardless of whether I am using --hvm or --paravirt)
** (virt-viewer:15275): WARNING **: Could not open X display
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