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SubjectRe: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] KVM: Add wrapper script around QEMU to test kernels
Hi Anthony,

On Sun, 6 Nov 2011, Anthony Liguori wrote:
> - Drop SDL/VNC. Make a proper Cairo GUI with a full blown GTK interface.
> Don't rely on virt-manager for this. Not that I have anything against
> virt-manager but there are many layers between you and the end GUI if you go
> that route.

Funny that you should mention this. It was actually what I started out
with. I went for SDL because it was a low-hanging fruit after the VNC
patches which I didn't do myself.

However, it was never figured out if there was going to be a virtio
transport for GPU commands:

http://lwn.net/Articles/408831/

On Sun, 6 Nov 2011, Anthony Liguori wrote:
> - Sandbox the device model from day #1. The size of the Linux kernel
> interface is pretty huge and as a hypervisor, it's the biggest place for
> improvement from a security perspective. We're going to do sandboxing in
> QEMU, but it's going to be difficult. It would be much easier for you given
> where you're at.

Completely agreed. I think Sasha is actually starting to work on this. See
the "Secure KVM" thread on kvm@.

Pekka


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