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7.283. xorg-x11-drv-qxl

Updated xorg-x11-drv-qxl packages that fix multiple bugs and add various enhancements are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.
The xorg-x11-drv-qxl packages provide an X11 video driver for the QEMU QXL video accelerator. This driver makes it possible to use Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 as a guest operating system under the KVM kernel module and the QEMU multi-platform emulator, using the SPICE protocol.


The xorg-x11-drv-qxl packages have been upgraded to upstream version 0.1.0, which adds support for multiple monitors and continuous resolution. It aslo provides a number of bug fixes and enhancements over the previous version. (BZ#835249, BZ#787160)

Bug Fixes

Due to overlapping memory areas, remote-viewer became unresponsive after a migration of a guest playing a video. This update adjusts the monitors_config pointer to fix this issue, and migration of a guest, which is displaying video, works as expected.
This update disables "surfaces" by default due to a performance regression with the rendering support.
All users of xorg-x11-drv-qxl are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which fix these bugs and add these enhancements.