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821601ea 03/22/2011 03:39 pm Jes Sorensen

Make VNC support optional

Per default VNC is enabled.

Signed-off-by: Jes Sorensen <>
Signed-off-by: Anthony Liguori <>

ffe8b821 03/22/2011 03:39 pm Jes Sorensen

Consolidate DisplaySurface allocation in qemu_alloc_display()

This removes various code duplication from console.e and sdl.c

Signed-off-by: Jes Sorensen <>
Signed-off-by: Anthony Liguori <>

1cd20f8b 02/01/2011 11:16 pm Anthony Liguori

vnc: Fix password expiration through 'change vnc ""' (v2)

commit 52c18be9e99dabe295321153fda7fce9f76647ac introduced a regression in the
change vnc password command that changed the behavior of setting the VNC
password to an empty string from disabling login to disabling authentication....

9ae19b65 01/04/2011 10:58 pm Aurelien Jarno

Fix curses on big endian hosts

On big endian hosts, the curses interface is unusable: the emulated
graphic card only displays garbage, while the monitor interface displays
nothing (or rather only spaces).

The curses interface is waiting for data in native endianness, so...

3c9405a0 12/09/2010 03:23 pm Gerd Hoffmann

vnc: support password expire

This patch adds support for expiring passwords to vnc. It adds a new
vnc_display_pw_expire() function which specifies the time when the
password will expire.

Signed-off-by: Gerd Hoffmann <>

46aaebff 06/14/2010 11:46 pm Jes Sorensen

un-register kbd driver in case of USB kbd unplug.

If a USB keyboard is unplugged, the keyboard eventhandler is never
removed, and events will continue to be passed through to the device,
causing crashes or memory corruption.

Signed-off-by: Jes Sorensen <>...

254e5950 05/24/2010 11:18 pm Gerd Hoffmann

cursor: add cursor functions.

Add a new cursor type to console.h and a bunch of functions to
deal with cursors the (new) cursor.c file.

Signed-off-by: Gerd Hoffmann <>
Signed-off-by: Anthony Liguori <>

f6d20d0f 05/21/2010 03:05 pm Bernhard Kauer

Replace \0s with spaces before sending strings to curses.

Signed-off-by: Bernhard Kauer <>
Signed-off-by: Andrzej Zaborowski <>

6fef28ee 03/19/2010 10:27 pm Anthony Liguori

Rewrite mouse handlers to use QTAILQ and to have an activation function

And convert usb-hid to use it (to avoid regression with bisection)

Right now, when we do info mice and we've added a usb tablet, we don't see it
until the guest starts using the tablet. We implement this behavior in order...

eb2e259d 03/19/2010 10:27 pm Anthony Liguori

Add kbd_mouse_has_absolute()

kbd_mouse_is_absolute tells us whether the current mouse handler is an absolute
device. kbd_mouse_has_absolute tells us whether we have any device that is
capable of absolute input.

This lets us tell a user that they have configured an absolute device but that...

7e581fb3 03/19/2010 10:27 pm Anthony Liguori

Add notifier for mouse mode changes

Right now, DisplayState clients rely on polling the mouse mode to determine
when the device is changed to an absolute device. Use a notification list to
add an explicit notification.

Signed-off-by: Anthony Liguori <>

03a23a85 03/09/2010 04:47 pm Gerd Hoffmann

kbd leds: infrastructure

Adds infrastructure for keyboard led status tracking to qemu.

Signed-off-by: Gerd Hoffmann <>
Signed-off-by: Anthony Liguori <>

98b50080 02/19/2010 11:18 pm Paolo Bonzini

move default allocator to console.c

Moving stuff in console.c to avoid the need for prototypes makes
this patch a bit bigger, but there's no change in the code.

Signed-off-by: Paolo Bonzini <>
Signed-off-by: Anthony Liguori <>

e78c48ec 12/12/2009 03:59 pm Luiz Capitulino

monitor: Convert do_info_mice() to QObject

Each mouse is represented by a QDict, the returned QObject is a QList of
all mice.

This commit should not change user output.

Signed-off-by: Luiz Capitulino <>
Signed-off-by: Anthony Liguori <>

d96fd29c 12/12/2009 03:59 pm Luiz Capitulino

VNC: Convert do_info_vnc() to QObject

Return a QDict with server information. Connected clients are returned
as a QList of QDicts.

The new functions (vnc_qdict_remote_addr(), vnc_qdict_local_addr() and
put_addr_qdict()) are used to insert 'host' and 'service' information...

c227f099 10/02/2009 12:12 am Anthony Liguori

Revert "Get rid of _t suffix"

In the very least, a change like this requires discussion on the list.

The naming convention is goofy and it causes a massive merge problem. Something
like this must be presented on the list first so people can provide input...

99a0949b 10/01/2009 09:45 pm malc

Get rid of _t suffix

Some not so obvious bits, slirp and Xen were left alone for the time

Signed-off-by: malc <>

6ea314d9 09/11/2009 06:19 pm Gerd Hoffmann

convert vc chardev to QemuOpts.

new cmd line syntax:
-chardev vc,id=name
-chardev vc,id=name,width=pixels,height=pixels
-chardev vc,id=name,cols=chars,rows=chars

Signed-off-by: Gerd Hoffmann <>
Signed-off-by: Anthony Liguori <>

d54908a5 09/04/2009 05:37 pm Luiz Capitulino

monitor: Port handler_1 to use QDict

This commit ports command handlers that receive one argument to use
the new monitor's dictionary.

Signed-off-by: Luiz Capitulino <>
Signed-off-by: Anthony Liguori <>

c18a2c36 06/29/2009 04:52 pm Stefano Stabellini

sdl zooming

Hi all,
this patch implements zooming capabilities for the sdl interface.
A new sdl_zoom_blit function is added that is able to scale and blit a
portion of a surface into another.
This way we can enable SDL_RESIZABLE and have a real_screen surface with...

f92f8afe 05/21/2009 04:47 pm Anthony Liguori

Eliminate --disable-gfx-check and make VNC default when SDL not available

--disable-gfx-check predates VNC server support.  It made sense back then
because the only thing you could do without SDL was use -nographic mode or
similar tricks. Since this is a very advanced mode of operation, gfx-check...
bc24a225 05/10/2009 03:44 am Paul Brook

Follow coding conventions

Remove explicit struct qualifiers and rename structure types.

Signed-off-by: Paul Brook <>

7b5d76da 03/13/2009 05:02 pm aliguori

DisplayAllocator interface (Stefano Stabellini)

Hi all,
this patch adds a DisplayAllocator interface that allows display
frontends (sdl in particular) to provide a preallocated display buffer
for the graphical backend to use.

Whenever a graphical backend cannot use...

376253ec 03/06/2009 01:01 am aliguori

monitor: Rework API (Jan Kiszka)

Refactor the monitor API and prepare it for decoupled terminals:
term_print functions are renamed to monitor_* and all monitor services
gain a new parameter (mon) that will once refer to the monitor instance
the output is supposed to appear on. However, the argument remains...

bb5fc20f 03/06/2009 01:01 am aliguori

monitor: Rework modal password input (Jan Kiszka)

Currently, waiting for the user to type in some password blocks the
whole VM because monitor_readline starts its own I/O loop. And this loop
also screws up reading passwords from virtual console.

Patch below fixes the shortcomings by using normal I/O processing also...

9dd442b1 03/06/2009 01:01 am aliguori

monitor: Break out readline_show_prompt (Jan Kiszka)

Break readline_show_prompt out of readline_start so that (re-)printing
the prompt can be controlled in a more fine-grained way.

Signed-off-by: Jan Kiszka <>
Signed-off-by: Anthony Liguori <>...

c0f4ce77 03/06/2009 01:01 am aliguori

monitor: Rework early disk password inquiry (Jan Kiszka)

Reading the passwords for encrypted hard disks during early startup is
broken (I guess for quiet a while now):
- No monitor terminal is ready for input at this point
- Forcing all mux'ed terminals into monitor mode can confuse other...

5368a422 03/03/2009 07:37 pm aliguori

Fix SDL on evdev hosts (Anthony Liguori)

This patch corrects SDL support on X11 hosts using evdev. It's losely based
on the previous patch by Dustin Kirkland and the evdev support code in gtk-vnc
written by Daniel Berrange.

Signed-off-by: Anthony Liguori <>...

90a1e3c0 01/26/2009 05:37 pm aliguori

vnc fixes and improvements (Stefano Stabellini)

this patch fixes a bug and improves the generic pixel conversion
function in vnc.c.
The bug is that when a new vnc client connects we need to reset the flag
has_WMVi but currently we don't.
The generic pixel conversion function is vnc_convert_pixel and currently...

0da2ea1b 01/23/2009 09:56 pm malc

fix endianness problem sharing the videoram buffer

[ The following text is in the "UTF-8" character set. ]

[ Your display is set for the "koi8-r" character set.  ]
[ Some characters may be displayed incorrectly. ]

This patch fixes vga rendering when the guest endianness differs from...

2796dae0 01/16/2009 10:23 pm aliguori

Fix character devices after DisplayState refactoring

The DisplayState refactoring changed the machine init function to create a
DisplayState for each VGA device instead of being passed an existing
DisplayState. This change is critical to enable multiple graphics device...

3023f332 01/16/2009 09:04 pm aliguori

graphical_console_init change (Stefano Stabellini)

Patch 5/7

This patch changes the graphical_console_init function to return an
allocated DisplayState instead of a QEMUConsole.

This patch contains just the graphical_console_init change and few other
modifications mainly in console.c and vl.c....

7d957bd8 01/16/2009 12:14 am aliguori

DisplayState interface change (Stefano Stabellini)

This patch changes the DisplayState interface adding support for
multiple frontends at the same time (sdl and vnc) and implements most
of the benefit of the shared_buf patch without the added complexity....

8927bcfd 01/16/2009 12:07 am aliguori

remove bgr (Stefano Stabellini)

Do not handle bgr host displays in the backends.

Right now a bgr flag exists so that sdl can set it, if the SDL_Surface
is bgr.
Afterwards the graphic device (e.g. vga.c) does the needed conversion.

With this patch series is sdl that is responsible for rendering the format...

0e1f5a0c 11/24/2008 09:29 pm aliguori

Introduce accessors for DisplayState (Stefano Stabellini)

Introducing some accessors:


Signed-off-by: Stefano Stabellini <>
Signed-off-by: Anthony Liguori <>...

d8f44609 10/06/2008 04:52 pm aliguori

Allow the monitor to be suspended during non-blocking op

Live migration happens in the background, but it is useful to make the monitor
command appear as if it's blocking. This allows a management tool to
immediately know when the live migration has completed without having to poll...

c21bbcfa 09/24/2008 06:32 am balrog

Reintroduce TEXT_CONSOLE_FIXED_SIZE and TEXT_CONSOLE for resizable vc's.

This partially reverts r4812 to fix an issue highlighted by Ryan Harper
with all vc's being fixed size which prevented backends with resizable
window (curses) from displaying okay.

38334f76 09/24/2008 05:21 am balrog

Don't use ds->dpy_copy directly from hw/ (Jan Niehusmann).

I left a TODO in the code because this still doesn't definitely
fix all issues.

git-svn-id: svn:// c046a42c-6fe2-441c-8c8c-71466251a162

472a397f 08/22/2008 12:03 pm aurel32

add comment for DisplayState->idle

Signed-off-by: Gerd Hoffmann <>
Signed-off-by: Aurelien Jarno <>

git-svn-id: svn:// c046a42c-6fe2-441c-8c8c-71466251a162

7ed9eba3 08/21/2008 11:12 pm aliguori

move GUI_REFRESH_INTERVAL define from vl.c to console.h (Gerd Hoffmann)

Signed-off-by: Gerd Hoffmann <>
Signed-off-by: Anthony Liguori <>

git-svn-id: svn:// c046a42c-6fe2-441c-8c8c-71466251a162

bcfad70f 08/21/2008 11:08 pm aliguori

add DisplayState->idle (Samuel Thibault)

Add idle field to DisplayState struct, so drivers can figure
the display is idle and take advantage of that.

The xen framebuffer driver will use this to communicate the
idle state to the guest, so it knows it can stop doing updates...

83ab7950 08/19/2008 05:44 pm aliguori

Revert r4979 since it breaks the monitor

Signed-off-by: Anthony Liguori <>

git-svn-id: svn:// c046a42c-6fe2-441c-8c8c-71466251a162

396f9297 08/01/2008 05:51 pm aliguori

Ask password when encrypted disk image is used (Laurent Vivier)

This patch repairs the management of encrypted disk images and allows to
enter the password.

- move read_password() before do_loadvm()
- really start monitor if output is stdio....

c60e08d9 07/01/2008 07:24 pm pbrook

Implement resolution switching in common console code.

git-svn-id: svn:// c046a42c-6fe2-441c-8c8c-71466251a162

a5d7eb65 04/15/2008 12:28 am balrog

Add TSC2301 touchscreen & keypad controller.

Add also a facility for setting up touchscreen calibration data per-board
based on calibration data generated by tslib.

git-svn-id: svn:// c046a42c-6fe2-441c-8c8c-71466251a162

f442e08b 03/13/2008 09:20 pm aurel32

Slowdown SDL while minimized

When SDL is invisible/minimized, there is no need to keep calling the
VGA refresh 33 times per second. This patch reduces in that case the
rate to 2 times per second, which should be responsive enough for the
un-minimizing event....

4d3b6f6e 02/10/2008 06:33 pm balrog

Add an ncurses UI.

git-svn-id: svn:// c046a42c-6fe2-441c-8c8c-71466251a162

87ecb68b 11/17/2007 07:14 pm pbrook

Break up vl.h.

git-svn-id: svn:// c046a42c-6fe2-441c-8c8c-71466251a162