[libvirt] [PATCH 1/5] docs: add domain vmport feature

Martin Kletzander mkletzan at redhat.com
Tue Apr 14 14:25:53 UTC 2015

On Thu, Apr 02, 2015 at 07:02:31PM +0200, Marc-André Lureau wrote:
>A new feature that can be turned on or off.
>The QEMU machine vmport option allows to set the VMWare IO port
>emulation. This emulation is useful for absolute pointer input when the
>guest has vmware input drivers, and is enabled by default for kvm.
>However it is unnecessary for Spice-enabled VM, since the agent already
>handles absolute pointer and multi-monitors. Furthermore, it prevents
>Spice from switching to relative input since the regular ps/2 pointer
>driver is replaced by the vmware driver. It is thus advised to disable
>vmport when using a Spice VM. This will permit the Spice client to
>switch from absolute to relative pointer, as it may be required for
>certain games or applications.
> docs/formatdomain.html.in     | 6 ++++++
> docs/schemas/domaincommon.rng | 9 +++++++++
> 2 files changed, 15 insertions(+)
>diff --git a/docs/formatdomain.html.in b/docs/formatdomain.html.in
>index 1b496c3..be588c8 100644
>--- a/docs/formatdomain.html.in
>+++ b/docs/formatdomain.html.in
>@@ -1500,6 +1500,12 @@
>         performance monitoring unit for the guest.
>         <span class="since">Since 1.2.12</span>
>       </dd>
>+      <dt><code>vmport</code></dt>
>+      <dd>Depending on the <code>state</code> attribute (values <code>on</code>,
>+        <code>off</code>, default <code>on</code>) enable or disable the
>+        the emulation of VMWare IO port, for vmmouse etc.

This will break syntax-check ("the\n the").
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