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Re: KDE4.0 Rawhide in Qemu - cirrus driver and QEMU

I hate replying to my own email...but  This was with both KVM and QEMU 0.9.1

On 2/8/08, Mark Bidewell <mark bidewell alumni clemson edu> wrote:
I actually tried vmwarevga.  however, X11 failed saying no supported vmware SVGA II adapters were found.
Mark Bidewell

On 2/7/08, Jeremy Katz <katzj redhat com> wrote:
On Fri, 2008-02-08 at 01:48 +0000, Kevin Kofler wrote:
> Mark Bidewell <mark.bidewell <at> alumni.clemson.edu> writes:
> > cirrus video driver
> Can we get this driver to claim the QEMU PCI ID by default? It's probably more
> efficient than vesa and it also works around the vesa driver crash.

It's actual emulation of the Cirrus chip and thus uses the Cirrus pci
id.  But as of the alpha, the cirrus driver hadn't been fixed up for the
libpciaccess changes in X and so we needed to fallback to vesa.  Should
be back to using cirrus for now.

Although longer term, it's probably worth spending the time to fix up
the VMWare SVGA emulation from qemu to work with kvm... just not enough
round tuits


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