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[Qemu-devel] Re: [PATCH v2] Make VNC support optional

From: Jan Kiszka
Subject: [Qemu-devel] Re: [PATCH v2] Make VNC support optional
Date: Fri, 11 Mar 2011 17:35:09 +0100
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On 2011-03-11 16:11, Peter Maydell wrote:
> On 11 March 2011 14:55, Anthony Liguori <address@hidden> wrote:
>> On 03/11/2011 08:54 AM, Jes Sorensen wrote:
>>> On 03/11/11 15:39, Anthony Liguori wrote:
>>>> So what ends up being the default display if VNC and SDL are both
>>>> disabled?  Have you tested this?
>>> Then you cry :) actually you just don't get video output, a bit like if
>>> you run with -nographic, except it doesn't try to force taking over
>>> stdio. This is intentional btw :)
>> Hrm, that doesn't sound very safe to me.  Forcing -nographic would be better
>> IMHO.
> Personally I'd rather -nographic didn't take over stdio either:
> it should just disable graphics, and if you want serial on your
> stdio you can say "-serial stdio"; it's a bit non-orthogonal
> for an option which is about how we handle video output to have
> a non-overridable side-effect of redirecting the serial port.
> (Also the "-nographic" running of serial over stdio doesn't let
> you kill qemu with ^C, the way "-serial stdio" does, which is
> just annoyingly inconsistent...)

^A-x to exit qemu, ^A-c to enable the monitor: -nographic comes with
-serial mon:stdio. That's still suboptimal as we have no handy way to
reconfigure this (there's -nodefaults, but that drops everything).


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