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[Qemu-devel] Re: [PATCH] virtio-serial: PCI device for simple host <-> g

From: Jan Kiszka
Subject: [Qemu-devel] Re: [PATCH] virtio-serial: PCI device for simple host <-> guest communication
Date: Tue, 09 Jun 2009 19:15:25 +0200
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Amit Shah wrote:
> This interface presents a char device from which bits can be
> sent and read.
> Sample uses for such a device can be obtaining info from the
> guest like the file systems used, apps installed, etc. for
> offline usage and logged-in users, clipboard copy-paste, etc.
> for online usage.

Out of curiosity: What is the advantage over instantiating a multiport
16550A PCI card? Will those channels be so performance critical?


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