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Re: [Xen-devel] Unable to get QXL vga working

On Thu, 3 May 2012, ZhouPeng wrote:
> On Wed, May 2, 2012 at 4:21 PM, Fantu <fantonifabio@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > Zhou Peng wrote
> >>
> >> Hi Fantu,
> >>
> >> Thanks for your response.
> >>
> >> xl doesn't support qxl-related option at the moment.
> >> I will test upstream-qemu-xen these days, and if it works well
> >> with qxl device, I will be glad to add qxl support to xl.
> >>
> > Hello, any news about this?
> > Thanks in advance
> It seems you are using the upstream-qemu.
> There are some special patches for upstream-qemu-xen(I don't track if all the
> patches have been accepted by qemu)
> The git repos for upstream-qemu-xen:
>   Stefano Stabellini's tree:
> git://xenbits.xen.org/people/sstabellini/qemu-dm.git
>   Anthony's tree: git://xenbits.xen.org/people/aperard/qemu-dm.git
> I am watching upstream-qemu-xen's progress too, but I have not tracked
> it for months.

That is my personal tree. Now upstream QEMU is integrated in
xen-unstable, so the tree that should be used
is: http://xenbits.xen.org/git-http/qemu-upstream-unstable.git

> I was plan to test the latest upstream-qemu-xen and response to you,
> but I encounter a problem when preparing the environment using the upstream 
> xen:
>   # xl list
>   libxl: error: libxl.c:506:libxl_list_domain: geting domain info
> list: Operation not permitted
>   libxl_domain_infolist failed.

This looks like a basic setup issue.

> So I suggest you  to have a try of upstream-qemu-xen if not yet.
> In my test many months ago, it didn't support graphic, and spice was tested
> with linux-hvm disabling graphic.

What do you mean by "disabling graphic"? Do you mean disabling the vga

> How to configure upstream-qemu-xen:
> ./configure --target-list=i386-softmmu --enable-spice
>    --enable-xen --extra-cflags=-I${path-to-xen}/dist/install/usr/include
>    --extra-ldflags=-L${path-to-xen}/dist/install/usr/lib
> CCing to Stefano, who may help you on upstream-qemu-xen.

Yes, it is true that you need to add --enable-spice to the configure
command line options.

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