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Re: [Qemu-ppc] [Qemu-devel] -vga std vs. -device VGA

From: Peter Maydell
Subject: Re: [Qemu-ppc] [Qemu-devel] -vga std vs. -device VGA
Date: Thu, 14 Nov 2013 23:03:05 +0000

On 14 November 2013 22:32, Benjamin Herrenschmidt
<address@hidden> wrote:
> On Thu, 2013-11-14 at 17:23 -0500, Alexander Graf wrote:
>> Yes. But I think it's the correct thing to do in this case. X86 also
>> doesn't create a USB controller like we would have to. Our pseries
>> platform just doesn't have a legacy PC/AT keyboard controller.
> Sure, but that implies that -nodefaults -device VGA creates a working
> usable machine on x86 and not on pseries...

Sounds plausible. Anything using -nodefaults has to have
knowledge of every QEMU machine type it wants to use
so it can know which devices need adding in ordar to get
various functionality. ('-device VGA' doesn't work at all on
some, for instance). If you ask for full manual control, you
get full manual control :-)

-- PMM

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