[Spice-devel] Information on VT-D support for qemu-spice
bing at it.uts.edu.au
Tue Mar 2 15:12:46 PST 2010
I am also interested on how to enable VT-d in qemu-spice. I am currently
use Xen to do that but the spice gui is far more better than the vnc.
On 03/03/2010 05:28 AM, Damien Bruley wrote:
> Hi ,
> Thanks for your feedback.
> I have several other question regarding Spice :
> - Is it possible to use USB plug and play ? I use option : -usbdevice
> tablet but it doesn't work for me
> - Does qemu-spice support snapshots ? if si, how to use it ?
> - Can you tell me how to enable VT-D if it is disable on qemu-spice
> - Is there an option to support SMP ?
> Izik Eidus a écrit :
>> On 03/01/2010 06:35 PM, Damien Bruley wrote:
>>> I'm new to this mailing list, i've tested qemu-spice and i'm amaized
>>> of the overall performance.
>>> In fact, I would like to use that solution as Client Hypervisor and
>>> develop an administration console to easily deploy VM to end user
>>> As Spice is based on KVM and QEMU I would like to know if it is
>>> technicaly possible to assign VT-D (IOMMU) devices to KVM ?
>>> I have lots of laptops all with VT-D technologies enable (dmesg |
>>> grep -e DMAR -e IOMMU report fine)
>>> So my question is :
>>> - I know QEMU for SPICE is an old version of QEMU but is it possible
>>> to assign VT-D ? All my tests did not succeed.
>> I think the VT-D code is disabled for the qemu-spice (at least as far
>> as i remember)
>>> - Is it possible to use qemu-system with spice feature instead of
>>> qemu-spice ?
>> Yea there is on going effort to merge spice support into qemu, but it
>> will take some time
>>> Thanks a lot for your help !
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