Bug 1656007 - remove Cirrus graphics support [NEEDINFO]
Summary: remove Cirrus graphics support
Alias: None
Product: ovirt-engine
Classification: oVirt
Component: BLL.Virt
Version: 4.3.0
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ovirt-4.3.1
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Assignee: Michal Skrivanek
QA Contact: meital avital
Rolfe Dlugy-Hegwer
: 1655452 (view as bug list)
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2018-12-04 12:46 UTC by Michal Skrivanek
Modified: 2020-09-10 07:01 UTC (History)
10 users (show)

Fixed In Version: ovirt-engine-4.3.0_rc
Doc Type: Removed functionality
Doc Text:
Support for Cirrus graphics cards in guest operating systems was deprecated in version 4.0 and is no longer supported in 4.3 cluster levels. In this release, the "Cirrus" option has been removed from the "Video Type" setting in the Administration Portal.
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2019-03-13 16:39:33 UTC
oVirt Team: Virt
mkalinin: needinfo? (mavital)
rule-engine: ovirt-4.3+

Attachments (Terms of Use)

System ID Private Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Knowledge Base (Solution) 5378331 0 None None None 2020-09-09 19:07:03 UTC
oVirt gerrit 95993 0 'None' MERGED core: remove cirrus display from 4.3 2021-02-10 04:44:15 UTC
oVirt gerrit 97176 0 'None' ABANDONED core: remove cirrus from instance types 2021-02-10 04:44:15 UTC
oVirt gerrit 97969 0 'None' MERGED core: change cirrus display to vga in 4.3 upgrade 2021-02-10 04:44:15 UTC

Description Michal Skrivanek 2018-12-04 12:46:39 UTC
Cirrus is deprecated since 4.0 and VGA is the new default. In 4.3 we're dropping 3.6 compatibility and so we can remove Cirrus completely

Comment 1 Michal Skrivanek 2018-12-04 12:48:46 UTC
*** Bug 1655452 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 2 Michal Skrivanek 2018-12-05 07:58:03 UTC
"almost completely", as it was left as allowed in 4.0-4.2. So just changing the defaults

Comment 3 Rolfe Dlugy-Hegwer 2019-01-17 22:47:18 UTC
Please tech review the updated Doc Text.

Comment 4 Michal Skrivanek 2019-01-18 07:38:20 UTC
looks good

Comment 5 meital avital 2019-01-21 18:15:02 UTC
Cirrus graphics option visible in Instance Type

Comment 6 Michal Skrivanek 2019-02-21 14:09:06 UTC
(In reply to meital avital from comment #5)
> Cirrus graphics option visible in Instance Type

note it doesn't let you create VMs with Cirrus anyway, so it's just a cosmetic issue. Anyway, 2 more patches to get in...

Comment 7 Michal Skrivanek 2019-02-22 11:33:07 UTC
oh, and Instance Types are not version specific, so technically it should be still there

Comment 8 meital avital 2019-03-06 13:46:01 UTC
Verified on: 4.3.2-0.1.el7

Comment 9 Sandro Bonazzola 2019-03-13 16:39:33 UTC
This bugzilla is included in oVirt 4.3.1 release, published on February 28th 2019.

Since the problem described in this bug report should be
resolved in oVirt 4.3.1 release, it has been closed with a resolution of CURRENT RELEASE.

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