[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]

Re: [vfio-users] VM loses mouse



On Sun, 2017-04-30 at 10:48 +0100, Dan Oram wrote:
> On 25/04/17 15:50, Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
> > On Tue, 2017-04-25 at 14:09 +0200, Javier Celaya wrote:
> > > Another option is to use input-linux:
> > > https://www.kraxel.org/blog/2016/04/linux-evdev-input-support-in-qemu-2-6/
> > > I'm not sure how to use it with libvirt, though, I always use qemu from the
> > > command line.
> > > 
> > > However, take into account that it does not work reliably until qemu
> > > 2.9.0-rc3 (I sent a patch to fix it that was included upstream on March
> > > this year)
> > > 
> > 
> > I have 2.7 so I'll keep an eye on this, thanks.
> > 
> > poc
> > 
> > _______________________________________________
> > vfio-users mailing list
> > vfio-users redhat com
> > https://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/vfio-users
> > 
> 
> I've used it reliably since 2.7 though until the recent patch I had to 
> add a virtio input device for keyboard and mouse in addition to the 
> built in PS/2 device. Looking at the patch I guess that worked because 
> virtio has much better buffering. I might keep it though as it's more 
> likely to be immune to windows update and I swear that is out to get me.
> 
> Definitely the approach to recommend. No ctrl-alt-backspace getting 
> redirected to your host X server or losing focus on the host to a dialog 
> and so losing input. Beyond essential if you've got a single monitor or 
> are using fullscreen applications such as games where the mouse needs 
> it's own scale / boundary constraints.

I'll definitely give it a go, thanks.

poc


[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]