[OpenIndiana-discuss] Installing a Unbuntu Guest Under KVM
geoff.flarity at gmail.com
Sun Dec 4 23:36:32 UTC 2011
On Sun, Dec 4, 2011 at 6:35 PM, Geoff Flarity <geoff.flarity at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 4, 2011 at 6:08 PM, Matt Connolly
> <matt.connolly.au at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I did this recently without any problems.
>> On 02/12/2011, at 10:36 AM, Geoff Flarity wrote:
>>> Ok, so I changed the -vnc to so use an outside world accessible ip:
>>> -vnc <outside world ip>:01
>> I used "-vnc 0.0.0.0:1" as a qemu parameter.
>>> And now I connect. So it looks like it was ssh. But oddly, when I use
>>> netcat to create a server, I can tunnel to it just fine:
>>> netcat -l localhost 5901
>>> ^ works fine with ssh tunnel.
>>> This moves me forward, but I really want to know why I can connect
>>> with ssh? Any ideas?
>>> On Thu, Dec 1, 2011 at 6:14 PM, Geoff Flarity <geoff.flarity at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> I've got Ubuntu booting under kvm and now I'm trying to vnc into it in
>>>> order to install it. I've got an ssh tunnel going through to
>>>> localhost:5901 which the kvm-qemu vnc server seems to be listening on,
>>>> ie the port opens with telnet. When I try to connect to the vm with
>>>> vnc no window comes up but the vnc client says it's connected. All the
>>>> stuff I can find seems to imply that I should see the installer screen
>>>> in vnc...
>> So you're doing something like: "ssh -L5901:localhost:5901 user at host" ?
> Exactly, yes. Maybe I should have tried 0.0.0.0 instead though...
>> I've seen some vnc clients that don't like to connect to localhost. Is there any reason you can't just vnc directly to the OI server?
> It's not the client. If you telnet to a vnc port you see a 'RFB blah
> blah' connection handsake message.
I should have added, that you don't get the RFB message over an ssh tunnel.
> Not sure what you mean by vnc directly to OI server? I did bind vnc to
> the external ip that works. It's a 2U server and eventually it'll be
> locked away.
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