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Re: [Xen-devel] Unable to get QXL vga working / videomem over 4MB issue

On Fri, May 04, 2012 at 12:32:19PM +0100, Ian Campbell wrote:
> On Fri, 2012-05-04 at 12:21 +0100, Anthony PERARD wrote:
> > On Fri, May 4, 2012 at 9:28 AM, Ian Campbell <Ian.Campbell@xxxxxxxxxx> 
> > wrote:
> > > Anthony -- any idea why the videoram setting doesn't work with upstream
> > > qemu?
> > 
> > Well, the parameter could be pass to qemu qxl, but it's not yet. But
> > then, it seams you have to have this value of at least 32MB, otherwise
> > the value is increase in qemu.
> > 
> > For cirrus/stdvga, there is no way to pass the parameter to qemu, the
> > size in qemu is fixed to 8MB.
> OK, so this is simply a feature which upstream qemu doesn't have. That's
> fine.

Is this something that should be forward-ported from qemu-xen-traditional
to upstream qemu ?

> I guess xl.cfg(5) needs updating to make it clear that this option only
> applies to qemu-xen-traditional.
> The docs also currently say that for stdvga the default is 8MB and for
> not stdvga (by which I guess it means Cirrus) the default if 4MB. So I
> guess even this is inaccurate for qemu-xen-upstream?
> Can someone send a patch please?

For the documentation patch maybe add this to the 4.2 status todo list
as a reminder :) 

-- Pasi

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