[Spice-devel] [PATCH] vdservice: don't start when no qxl device present

Gerd Hoffmann kraxel at redhat.com
Wed Aug 25 02:49:13 PDT 2010


> There is a general requirement that when a guest is running without
> spice we "don't interfere". For instance it is run with a regular vga
> device and rdp is used for vdi. Also, before this patch we just sit there
> and do nothing because vdagent already has logic such as this patch
> contains and simply ignores any message it gets if no qxl device exists.

Ok, it it doesn't do anything anyway it is pointless to start in the 
first place ...

Also having the spice vmchannel device enabled and qxl disabled is 
probably quite uncommon.  So although it would be nice to have the agent 
mouse work in this case it isn't that a big issue and we have more 
important stuff to handle ;)


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