[CentOS] QEMU virt-manager video device

Mon Mar 9 14:47:29 UTC 2020
Liam O'Toole <liam.p.otoole at gmail.com>

On Mon, 09 Mar, 2020 at 10:02:04 -0400, Jerry Geis wrote:
> I am trying to use the Video Virtio device and set it to Virtio (to get
> resolutions higher that 800x600).
> My host is CentOS 7 and my guest is CentOS 8.
> When I set the virtio for video - I get an add about QEMU does not support
> 'virtio' video device.
> Do I not have something loaded ? Real question is how to get video higher
> than 800x600. I tried every selection there Cirrus , QXL, VGA, VMVGA and
> virtio.
> Thanks,
> Jerry

I'm running a CentOS 8 guest with QXL at high resolution. The trick is
to install spice-vdagent in the guest, and reboot.