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Re: [Qemu-trivial] [Qemu-devel] [RFC PATCH 4/4] qemu-options: Do not sho

From: Thomas Huth
Subject: Re: [Qemu-trivial] [Qemu-devel] [RFC PATCH 4/4] qemu-options: Do not show -enable-kvm and -enable-hax in the docs anymore
Date: Fri, 22 Jun 2018 21:19:56 +0200
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On 22.06.2018 20:11, Eduardo Habkost wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 19, 2018 at 06:16:33PM +0200, Paolo Bonzini wrote:
>> On 19/06/2018 17:15, Cornelia Huck wrote:
>>>> Why does a user have to know how to enable KVM?  Oh, because our default
>>>> is "run this guest much slower than necessary".  Great!
>>> Should we try again to default to a better accelerator, if possible? I
>>> don't quite recall why we didn't do so the last time that came up...
>>> was it tests?
>> My plan was to create qemu-{kvm,hax,hvf,whpx} binaries that default to a
>> better accelerator, and leave qemu-system-* as defaulting to TCG.  This
>> matches what distributions already do.
> Why is this better than using KVM by default if it's available?

The answer is (as almost always): Compatibility with migration. Nobody
dares to sacrifice that chicken :-(


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