[pve-devel] spice and sound

Alexandre DERUMIER aderumier at odiso.com
Thu Jul 18 11:19:21 CEST 2013

for intel-hda card, we can use this command line: (it's possible to enable/disable micro and duplex)

-device intel-hda,id=sound5,bus=pci.0,addr=0x6 -device hda-micro,id=sound5-codec0,bus=sound5.0,cad=0 -device hda-duplex,id=sound5-codec1,bus=sound5.0,cad=1 

Libvirt sample is here:

----- Mail original ----- 

De: "Martin Maurer" <martin at proxmox.com> 
À: "Alexandre DERUMIER" <aderumier at odiso.com> 
Cc: pve-devel at pve.proxmox.com, "Dietmar Maurer" <dietmar at proxmox.com> 
Envoyé: Jeudi 18 Juillet 2013 10:40:16 
Objet: RE: [pve-devel] spice and sound 

> -----Original Message----- 
> From: Alexandre DERUMIER [mailto:aderumier at odiso.com] 
> Sent: Donnerstag, 18. Juli 2013 09:59 
> To: Martin Maurer 
> Cc: pve-devel at pve.proxmox.com; Dietmar Maurer 
> Subject: Re: [pve-devel] spice and sound 
> >>Sound works for me, see 
> https://bugzilla.proxmox.com/show_bug.cgi?id=413 
> >>Martin 
> So we need to add an audio card to the guest, right ? 
> I don't known what is the best model card ? 
> ac97 vs intel-hda vs es1370 ? (intel seem to be in good shape, with 
> microphone support too) 

See also http://www.linux-kvm.org/page/Sound 

> Do we need to give user choice of the model card ? (Maybe some old os like 
> winxp don't have intel-hda driver out of the box ?) 
> Also, Do we need an real audio card on the physical host ? 

no, the host does not need a physical real audio card. 


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