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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH 21/34] Convert character devices over to use -device



On Fri, Jan 08, 2010 at 05:23:17PM +0000, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> The current character device syntax uses either
> 
>   -serial tty,path=/dev/ttyS2
> 
> Or
> 
>   -chardev tty,id=serial0,path=/dev/ttyS2 -serial chardev:serial0
> 
> With the new -device support, we now prefer
> 
>   -chardev file,id=serial0,path=/tmp/serial.log -device isa-serial,chardev=serial0
> 
> This patch changes the existing -chardev syntax to use this new
> scheme, and fallbacks to the old plain -serial syntax for old
> QEMU.
> 
> The monitor device changes to
> 
>   -chardev socket,id=monitor,path=/tmp/test-monitor,server,nowait -mon chardev=monitor
> 
> In addition, this patch adds --nodefaults, which kills off the
> default serial, parallel, vga and nic devices. THis avoids the
> need for us to explicitly turn each off

  ACK,

Daniel

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