Bug 584692 - No way to release cursor from guest
Summary: No way to release cursor from guest
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: virt-manager   
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Version: 13
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Cole Robinson
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2010-04-22 08:22 UTC by Need Real Name
Modified: 2010-05-10 16:23 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2010-05-10 16:23:29 UTC
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Description Need Real Name 2010-04-22 08:22:47 UTC
Say I am using a 3g connection and SSH -X to my host machine, where I run virt-manager. If I interact with a guest using the vnc console, and then go through a physical tunnel and lose my 3g connection, I am stuck: I cannot get out of the console since Ctrl+Alt are waiting on a reply from the host.

Comment 1 Cole Robinson 2010-05-10 16:23:29 UTC
I would recommend either using libvirt remote management capabilities and run virt-manager on your local machine, or ctrl-alt-f2 to drop to a terminal and kill the SSH process (infact I think switching like this will release the mouse for you anyways).

Other than those workarounds I don't think there is much we can do if you are running the app remotely and the connection drops. Closing as CANTFIX.

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