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Re: [Qemu-discuss] VGA choices

From: Narcis Garcia
Subject: Re: [Qemu-discuss] VGA choices
Date: Wed, 1 Feb 2017 08:29:12 +0100

VNC is a protocol to connect to a GUI, not MDA/TXT.
Independently of what guest OS does or shows, Qemu only outputs display
- VNC (graphic)
- SDL (graphic)
- GTK (graphic)
- Curses (text)
- none (no display)

El 31/01/17 a les 21:14, Vincenzo Romano ha escrit:
> Hi.
> Thanks for the feedback.
> I need to have a text mode console to the server via VNC (or actually
> whatever else) in case the network is not working or to operate on the
> BIOS and the boot loader.
> And I would like to have such a thing as lean as possible to save
> resources on the host.
> As of now I am using "-vga virtio" that is a full blown VGA. I am
> thinking about a PC with just 80x25 screen.
> --
> Vincenzo Romano - NotOrAnd.IT
> Information Technologies
> --
> 2017-01-31 19:47 GMT+01:00 A. Wan <address@hidden>:
>> On Tue, January 31, 2017 09:54, Vincenzo Romano wrote:
>>> Sorry for the typo:
>>> Il 31 gen 2017 18:48, "Vincenzo Romano" <address@hidden> ha
>>> scritto:
>>> Hi all.
>>> I need to create a number of VM to be used as Linux servers.
>>> I am planning to use only a VNC console.
>>> Can I disable the VGA settings (-vga none) and only use the BBC server?
>>> If not, what's the minimal (as far as the host resources are concerned)
>>> configuration for the local text-only console via VNC?
>>> TIA.
>> I don't think it is possible to VNC to text mode console.  Is there a reason
>> why you don't want to telnet/ssh to a guest and then run screen?
>> Alex

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