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Re: NetBSD/amd64 in QEMU/KVM

On Wed, Mar 19, 2008 at 04:34:03PM +0100, Christoph Egger wrote:
> On Wednesday 19 March 2008 00:37:21 Christoph Egger wrote:
> >
> > A good question here is, why does NetBSD not find the PCI VGA card.
> > Does QEMU/KVM provide a PCI VGA card ?
> Xen also uses QEMU for hw devices.
> There I can boot NetBSD/amd64 as HVM guest and
> dmesg | grep vga
> prints this:
> vga0 at pci0 dev2 function 0: Cirrus Logic CL-GD5446 (rev. 0x00)
> wsdisplay0 at vga0 kbdmux 1: console (80x25, vt100 emulation), using wskbd0
> So it is very likely that QEMU/KVM provides a PCI VGA card.
> There must be a bug before or during PCI bus scanning in order to
> make a PCI attachment fail.

Interesting. I have to check a Linux guest when I am back on a KVM
capable machine. NetBSD/i386 also finds the graphics card on the ISA
bus in KVM. I think we should clarify the reason for this.


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