qemu-kvm changes coming...

Stefan Potyra stefan.potyra at informatik.uni-erlangen.de
Mon Aug 24 17:12:16 BST 2009


Am Monday 24 August 2009 18:03:49 schrieb Dustin Kirkland:
> On Fri, Aug 21, 2009 at 5:33 PM, Stefan
> Potyra<stefan.potyra at informatik.uni-erlangen.de> wrote:
> > That's great news! Awesome!
> >
> > Side note: Will we still need to carry Xorg hacks? (if so, how does qemu
> > vs. kvm accelerated qemu make use of these... iirc these were based on
> > cpuid of the VM which used to be different between qemu and kvm. Or is
> > this no longer true?)
> What Xorg hacks are you talking about?  These are qemu-hacks-in-Xorg,
> or Xorg-hacks-in-qemu?

The dexconf specific hacks to detect a running kvm instance and create a 
different xorg.conf if found, referenced in bug 237164 [1].

The logic used to be to base the check on a cpuid pattern [2], which differed 
between qemu and kvm.

[1]: <https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/kvm/+bug/237164>
[2]: <https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/kvm/+bug/237164/comments/4>
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