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[Qemu-devel] qemu qemu-doc.texi

From: Fabrice Bellard
Subject: [Qemu-devel] qemu qemu-doc.texi
Date: Wed, 21 Jun 2006 21:19:50 +0000

CVSROOT:        /sources/qemu
Module name:    qemu
Changes by:     Fabrice Bellard <bellard>       06/06/21 21:19:50

Modified files:
        .              : qemu-doc.texi 

Log message:
        more info about -std-vga


Index: qemu-doc.texi
RCS file: /sources/qemu/qemu/qemu-doc.texi,v
retrieving revision 1.95
retrieving revision 1.96
diff -u -b -r1.95 -r1.96
--- qemu-doc.texi       16 Jun 2006 21:48:48 -0000      1.95
+++ qemu-doc.texi       21 Jun 2006 21:19:50 -0000      1.96
@@ -556,7 +556,10 @@
 @item -std-vga
 Simulate a standard VGA card with Bochs VBE extensions (default is
-Cirrus Logic GD5446 PCI VGA)
+Cirrus Logic GD5446 PCI VGA). If your guest OS supports the VESA 2.0
+VBE extensions (e.g. Windows XP) and if you want to use high
+resolution modes (>= 1280x1024x16) then you should use this option.
 @item -loadvm file
 Start right away with a saved state (@code{loadvm} in monitor)
 @end table
@@ -1260,6 +1263,11 @@
 and use this graphic card. For optimal performances, use 16 bit color
 depth in the guest and the host OS.
+If you are using Windows XP as guest OS and if you want to use high
+resolution modes which the Cirrus Logic BIOS does not support (i.e. >=
+1280x1024x16), then you should use the VESA VBE virtual graphic card
+(option @option{-std-vga}).
 @subsubsection CPU usage reduction
 Windows 9x does not correctly use the CPU HLT

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