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Re: [Xen-devel] Disabling cirrus-vga

  • To: "Daniel P. Berrange" <berrange@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • From: "Jun Koi" <junkoi2004@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 18 Dec 2008 10:45:29 +0900
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On Tue, Dec 16, 2008 at 8:25 PM, Daniel P. Berrange <berrange@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 16, 2008 at 11:03:40AM +0000, Stefano Stabellini wrote:
>> Trolle Selander wrote:
>> > Maybe it would be a good idea if the "nographic" option actually removed
>> > all virtual graphics cards? Is anyone out there actually running with
>> > the nographic option and still depending on the presence of a virtual
>> > VGA card in the VM? Until this thread, I actually thought the nographic
>> > option did just this, and it still strikes me as a more "logical"
>> > behavior, but maybe changing it now would break existing setups.
>> >
>> nographic is an old qemu cmd line option (since 2003), I doubt people
>> would be very happy if we change the meaning of it.
> Absolutely not !
>> However we could add a new one.
> Latest upstream QEMU now has a sane arg for specifying video device
> type
>         -vga [std|cirrus|vmware]

I am wondering what is the advantage of vmware over std/cirrus? In
which case we should use vmware??


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