Attempting to Start a Guest OS on a RHEL 6.2 RHEV host with a SPICE-based Console Fails

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  • When attempting to start a RHEV VM with a VNC console the VM starts up and functions as expected. When attempting to start the VM with a SPICE based console the VM fails to start.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.0 Management Server
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.2 Hypervisor Host

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