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RE: [Xen-users] Screen resolution - Vista

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  • From: Nathan Eisenberg <nathan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 4 Jun 2009 10:42:56 -0700
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  • Thread-topic: [Xen-users] Screen resolution - Vista

I've always favored RDP for everything post-setup/console, as using the Xen 
implementation of VNC seems to usually create significant CPU load on the Dom0. 
 If you must use VNC, install VNCserver on the DomU itself, and the load issue 

Best Regards
Nathan Eisenberg
Sr. Systems Administrator
Atlas Networks, LLC

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[mailto:xen-users-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of John Haxby
Sent: Thursday, June 04, 2009 9:45 AM
To: Trolle Selander
Cc: Nicolas Michel; xen-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [Xen-users] Screen resolution - Vista

Trolle Selander wrote:
> On current Xen, with stdvga=1 & videoram=16, resolutions up to 
> 2048x1536x32 are possible. There's never been any 800x600 "hardcoding" 
> for HVM guests in regular xen - even with the cirrus model, 
> resolutions up to 1280x1024 are available. If the resoltion in Vista 
> is "locked" to 800x600, that must be some distro-specific tweak.
You're right, of course -- I had got confused with the pv vnc 
framebuffer.   Again :-)

> All that said, the RDP suggestion is probably a better way to access 
> the guest in any case.

You generally get rather better performance that way although there are 
odd cases where network connectivity will conspire against you (mostly 
when you have a separate management LAN).


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