[fedora-virt] qemu user emulation test package, and is GUEST_BASE broken?

Mark McLoughlin markmc at redhat.com
Tue Apr 14 14:58:39 UTC 2009

On Tue, 2009-04-14 at 08:13 -0600, Jerry James wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 14, 2009 at 1:32 AM, Mark McLoughlin <markmc at redhat.com> wrote:
> > What "nifty features" can you not use ?
> I'm still fairly new to virtualization on Fedora.  I started using
> virt-manager some months ago, but was frustrated that I couldn't seem
> to configure virt-manager so I could get a resolution higher than
> something tiny (800x600?) in the guest.  I asked about that on this
> list and was told that I would have to pass -std-vga to kvm to get a
> higher resolution.  I have never been able to figure out how to do
> that with virt-manager, so I transitioned over to running qemu-kvm
> from the command line.  If somebody can solve that for me, I'll go
> back to virt-manager.


'-vga cirrus' is the default; in F11 the emulated cirrus card uses a
specific PCI vendor ID which the F11 xorg driver in the guest will
recognise and use 1024x768 resolution.


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