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SubjectRe: [ANNOUNCE] Native Linux KVM tool
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On Sun, 2011-04-03 at 12:01 +0300, Alon Levy wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 31, 2011 at 08:30:56PM +0300, Pekka Enberg wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > We’re proud to announce the native Linux KVM tool!
> >
> > The goal of this tool is to provide a clean, from-scratch, lightweight
> > KVM host tool implementation that can boot Linux guest images (just a
> > hobby, won't be big and professional like QEMU) with no BIOS
> > dependencies and with only the minimal amount of legacy device
> > emulation.
> >
> > Note that this is a development prototype for the time being: there's no
> > networking support and no graphics support, amongst other missing
> > essentials.
>
> I've looked at how to add spice to this, the qxl device should be relatively
> easy to add as it's just another pci device and you already support the virtio
> block pci device. But to add the spice server library there needs to be some
> simple fd and timer (i.e. select/epoll) event loop, which I see is missing. Are
> you planning on adding something like that?

We have kvm__start_timer() in tools/kvm/kvm.c. Can you use that as a
base for qxl?

Pekka

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