Bug 736560 - [RFE]Request virt-manager to support spice multihead
Summary: [RFE]Request virt-manager to support spice multihead
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: virt-manager
Version: 6.2
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: rc
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Assignee: Cole Robinson
QA Contact: Virtualization Bugs
Depends On:
Blocks: 756082
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2011-09-08 05:29 UTC by zhe peng
Modified: 2011-12-23 18:34 UTC (History)
6 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Enhancement
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Last Closed: 2011-12-09 16:45:38 UTC

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Description zhe peng 2011-09-08 05:29:35 UTC
Description of problem:
virt-manager should support spice multihead

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
  1:Install a new Windows XP guest
  2:Change the guest to use SPICE graphics and have a single QXL video card
  3:Boot the guest, and install the WHQL'd 'QXL' driver in Windows.
  4:Reboot the guest and check QXL is working properly
  5:Shutdown the guest
  6:Add another 'video' element to the guest XML
  #virsh dumpxml winxp
 <graphics type='spice' port='5900' tlsPort='-1' autoport='yes'
      <listen type='address' address=''/>
      <model type='qxl' vram='65536' heads='1'/>
      <alias name='video0'/>
      <address type='pci' domain='0x0000' bus='0x00' slot='0x02'
      <model type='qxl' vram='65536' heads='1'/>
      <alias name='video1'/>
      <address type='pci' domain='0x0000' bus='0x00' slot='0x06'
   7: Boot the guest again, and make sure Windows installs the QXL driver for
the new graphics card
   8:in Windows XP guest,right click on the desktop,in
"settings"->"Display",list two monitor on "Red Hat QXL GPU"
   9: select the second monitor,checked "Extend my Windows desktop onto this
monitor" and apply
  10: #virt-manager
  11: in virt-manager , open the guest
Actual results:
  only open one graphic console

Expected results:
  support spice multi-head ,will open two graphic console,same behavior with 
using virt-viewer.

Additional info:

Comment 2 Cole Robinson 2011-09-22 15:53:12 UTC
Not sure why this is marked as an exception, I don't think it's that urgent to support this parameter for 6.2. Deferring to 6.3

Comment 5 RHEL Product and Program Management 2011-12-09 16:45:38 UTC
Development Management has reviewed and declined this request.  You may appeal
this decision by reopening this request.

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