[Spice-devel] Port spice to Xen
ailvpeng25 at gmail.com
Thu Apr 7 19:38:19 PDT 2011
2011/4/7 Alon Levy <alevy at redhat.com>
> On Thu, Apr 07, 2011 at 06:21:42PM +0800, Zhou Peng wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > We have tried to port spice to Xen (Xen 4.0.1, Dom0 kernel 2.6.18).
> > The current porting allows basic spice run for xen-fv.
> > Now We are trying to port the qxl component, but it's difficult
> > because of the big difference between xen-qemu and upstream qemu.
> > If you enable the qxl device in our current porting(do it by setting
> > 'qxl=1' in xm config file), you are most likely to get a mess screen.
> > :(
> > So any help in qxl porting will be much appreciated.
> > Our work is shared here: http://code.google.com/p/spice4xen/
> Man, svn? I was going to take a look up to this point :P
> I have no experience in Xen (installed it once like 6 years ago), so I'm
> not sure I can help, but maybe if you try to ask something more specific?
We failed in qxl device initialization. The current qemu of spice is very
different with Xen's which is the early version 0.10.2. So the qxl_init need
to be modified. This work is mainly related with qemu not xen.
> > It's not be a good way to port spice to xen-qemu because of tremendous
> > difference. But before the Xen with upstream-qemu supported has been
> > released and runs stable, it may be a choice.
> > Best,
> > --
> > Zhou Peng
> > Operating System Technology Group
> > Institute of Software, the Chinese Academy of Sciences (ISCAS)
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