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Re: [Qemu-ppc] [Qemu-devel] PPC: VGA broken in git master

From: Avi Kivity
Subject: Re: [Qemu-ppc] [Qemu-devel] PPC: VGA broken in git master
Date: Mon, 05 Mar 2012 17:48:30 +0200
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On 03/05/2012 12:29 PM, Mark Cave-Ayland wrote:
> On 05/03/12 09:51, Avi Kivity wrote:
>> On 03/04/2012 08:06 PM, Mark Cave-Ayland wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>> I've just done a git pull to update my local repository, and it now
>>> appears that the VGA device is broken in QEMU - rather than displaying
>>> the OpenBIOS banner in my VNC client, the framebuffer remains
>>> constantly black.
>>> A git bisect shows that the problem is caused by the following commit:
>>> de58ac72b6a062d1a61478284c0c0f8a0428613e is the first bad commit
>>> commit de58ac72b6a062d1a61478284c0c0f8a0428613e
>>> Author: Avi Kivity<address@hidden>
>>> Date:   Sun Jan 8 19:46:17 2012 +0200
>>>      ioport: change portio_list not to use memory_region_set_offset()
>>>      memory_region_set_offset() will be going away soon, so don't
>>> use it.
>>>      Use an alias instead.
>>>      Signed-off-by: Avi Kivity<address@hidden>
>>>      Reviewed-by: Richard Henderson<address@hidden>
>>> Avi/Richard - please would it be possible for you to review this
>>> commit and come up with a suitable fix?
>> Can you provide the command line needed to reproduce the problem?
> Sure. I can reproduce it here using something as simple as:
> ./qemu-system-ppc -cdrom /dev/null -boot d -vnc :1
> What you'll see is that the framebuffer remains black in your VNC
> client, as opposed to displaying the OpenBIOS startup banner.
> Note that de58ac72b6a062d1a61478284c0c0f8a0428613e (and the previous
> commit) have a qdev bug which segfaults qemu-system-ppc on startup,
> however the attached patch will resolve this for you.
> I've also confirmed over the weekend that the bug also affects
> SPARC64, although testing shows that SPARC32 still seems to work okay.

Turned out that -vga std was broken cross-target.  Please check

  git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/virt/kvm/qemu-kvm.git memory/urgent

for a fix.

error compiling committee.c: too many arguments to function

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