[virt-tools-list] [Spice-devel] [PATCH 0 of 4] RFC: add SPICE support (take 2)
kraxel at redhat.com
Mon Nov 22 11:46:56 UTC 2010
On 11/21/10 22:11, Marc-André Lureau wrote:
> ----- "Cole Robinson"<crobinso at redhat.com> wrote:
>> A couple questions: are qxl and spice tied together? can qxl work
>> vnc and spice with cirrus?
> After a quick test, it seems you can mix spice or vnc with qxl or cirrus as you like.
> It would be nice if someone more experience with qemu/spice could confirm.
Well, depends ;) In current upstrem (and Fedora 14) you can mix and
match as you like as long as you have a single display only.
Multiheading with multiple qxl devices requires spice though, vnc
exposes the primary display only.
Also older spice deployments are more restrictive. In RHEL-5 spice+qxl
depend on each other. In RHEL-6 you can display anything using spice,
but rendering qxl on non-spice stops working as soon as the guest loads
the qxl drivers.
Oh, and you can activate both spice and vnc at the same time.
>> - should --graphics spice imply --video qxl?
> That would be a good idea.
Indeed. Even though the other combinations work and can be used if
there is some reason spice gives best results when combined with qxl.
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