[libvirt] [PATCH v4 0/6] Add vmport feature

Martin Kletzander mkletzan at redhat.com
Mon Apr 27 14:20:41 UTC 2015

On Tue, Apr 21, 2015 at 01:57:35PM +0200, Marc-André Lureau wrote:
>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.
>The following patch series allows to configure the vmport feature.
> - use a feature instead of a domain attribute, suggested by D. Berrange
> - use qmp query for caps instead of version
> - use vesion check & qmp, add runtime check for machine kind

ACK series with two things to consider mentioned in-line (not hard
requirements, but it would be nice to have).
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