[Spice-devel] Virtio serial port enabling with Qemu...
alevy at redhat.com
Tue Feb 14 00:35:24 PST 2012
On Mon, Feb 13, 2012 at 11:27:04AM -0800, Naga Mohan Pothula wrote:
> Currently, I'm using following params to enable virtio serial port.
> -device virtio-serial -chardev spicevmc,id=vdagent,name=vdagent
> -device virtserialport,chardev=vdagent,name=com.redhat.spice.0
> While studying about VDAgent in depth, I've noticed following params
> at http://spice-space.org/page/Whiteboard/AgentProtocol which are
> somewhat different.
> -chardev spicevmc,name=vdagent,id=vdagent
> May I know the exact differences between them?
> Appreciated your help.
I guess the later have been produced by libvirt. The additional
arguments, like naming the bus and giving it an addr and max_ports, should
not matter. And virtio-serial-pci is the name of the device,
virtio-serial is an alias, so this doesn't matter either.
> Visible links
> 1. http://spice-space.org/page/Whiteboard/AgentProtocol
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