[Spice-devel] Need help getting qxl and vdi_port installed in XP guest
alevy at redhat.com
Wed Nov 30 01:34:37 PST 2011
On Tue, Nov 29, 2011 at 12:55:38PM -0800, Todd And Margo Chester wrote:
> Hi All,
> This is really two topics I need help with. I am trying to get the
> qxl driver
> and the vdiport drivers installed into my XP Pro SP3 guest.
> 1) XP Device Manager: vport0p1:
> In the user's manual, page 15, section 6.1.1, it states:
Unfortunately that user manual should be updated, that information is
> vdiport driver install and removal is performed similarly to the QXL driver,
> but this time using the vdi_port.inf and vdi_port.sys files instead.
> I have scoured
> looking for vdi_port.inf and vdi_port.sys with no success. Am I blind?
We have stopped using vdi_port, it is used by older spice versions, in
newer vdagent and qemu we reuse the virtio-serial pci device, that has
> 2) XP Device Manager: Video Controller (VGA Compatible):
> On the same manual page, it states:
> ▪ Put the installation information (qxl.inf), miniport driver (qxl.sys) and
> display driver (qxldd.dll) files in a directory visible by the guest.
> I have done so. Problem: when I point my device driver update dialog to
> the directory, I get:
> The location you specified does not contain any device information files
> The files I am pointing at are:
That part is still correct. What does info qtree show in qemu? (trying
to verify you are running the qxl device). Which driver did you use, can
you provide the link? Perhaps you picked the wrong architecture? Is
this 64 bit or 32 bit XP? we only have drivers for the later (for Win7
we support both).
> What am I doing wrong?
> Many thanks,
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