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I want to know how do I make the spice drivers available to Win7 guest on (RHEL 5.8+KVM) set-up.
I skimmed thru' the docs but did not see much on it. I did see docs on virtio drivers installation (n/w and block). I was able to mount the virtio-win.iso on the Win7 guest, but I did not see spice drivers in that ISO.
Following are the details on the set-up:
I am running RHEL 5.8 (x86-64) with KVM:
[root@rhel_58 Win7]# uname -a
Linux rhel_58 2.6.18-308.el5 #1 SMP Fri Jan 27 17:17:51 EST 2012 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
[root@rhel_58 Win7]# cat /etc/redhat-release
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 5.8 (Tikanga)
I installed the spice bits on the server (see rpm output):
[root@rhel58_kvm Win7]# rpm -qa | grep -i spice
The following directory has spice drivers for Win7 guest on my RHEL 5.8 KVM server:
[root@rhel58_kvm Win7]# ls -tlr
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 15944 Aug 10 2011 qxl.sys
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 2550 Aug 10 2011 qxl.inf
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 121928 Aug 10 2011 qxldd.dll
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 7963 Aug 10 2011 qxl.cat
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 20552 Aug 10 2011 viostor.sys
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 2550 Aug 10 2011 viostor.inf
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 7712 Aug 10 2011 viostor.cat
[root@rhel58_kvm Win7]# chkconfig --list | grep -i spice
spice-vdagentd 0:off 1:off 2:off 3:off 4:off 5:on 6:off
spiceusbsrvd 0:off 1:off 2:on 3:on 4:on 5:on 6:off
I am running in run-level 5 for now.
1) So, how do I make these spice (drivers) make available for installation to Win7 guest (since they do not appear to be in the virtio-win.iso) ?
2) Am I missing any bits on the RHEL 5.8 server w.r.t. SPICE ?
Will appreciate some pointers.