qemu-init

Some tools to make life with qemu more comfortable

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Config files

qemu-init uses several config files which could be classified into two groups:

  1. config files shared by the qemu-init tools, located at  /etc/qemu 
  2. config files which belongs to a dedicated virtual machine, located in the folder of the virtual machine

qemu-init.reg

The location is  /etc/qemu/  . It is a V4 file and stores the registered virtual machines as well the autostart option.

monitor.conf

The location is  /etc/qemu/  . It contains only one variable: the first port number which will be used by qemu-init.

template-qemu.rc

The location is  /etc/qemu/  . It is a template used by qemu-adm to create a config file of a virtual machine.

template-user.cfg

A template used by  qemu-adm -r  to create the users config file.

qemu-init-sudo-grp

Strictly defined commands which requires privilege escalation.


<name>-qemu.pid

The pidfile used by the  -pidfile  option of qemu-system-*. It is used to store multiple runtime parameters.

<name>-qemu.rc

This file contains the configuration parameters of a qemu virtual machine. Detailed info is available here.

<name>-user.cfg

The default file to add the users extended config options.

Last modified: 2020/03/30 07:18

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