Change i440FX to Q35?

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Change i440FX to Q35?

Post by Nexusband » Thu Jun 06, 2019 3:37 pm

Hi,

We recently got a TS-877XU-RP. It is running the 4.4.1.0949 Build of QTS, Virtualization Station is the most recent one.
As far as i can gather, the "foundation" for all of this is QEMU/KVM. We have a few Proxmox Servers, so i'm not that unfamilliar with QEMU/KVM.
However, Virtualization Station is...odd.

I've managed to get TianoCore/UEFI working, via some trickery with VirtualBox. However, i've set ICH9/Q35 in VirtualBox as Chipset. This is ignored and switched back to i440FX. Is there a reason why VS does not support Q35?
I would like to use SecureBoot as well, but there is no GUI way to change the settings. Where are the config files for the machines at?

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Re: Change i440FX to Q35?

Post by dolbyman » Thu Jun 06, 2019 9:27 pm

best to ask qnap via ticket

there is a lot of settings that are not exposed to gui on vm station
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Re: Change i440FX to Q35?

Post by Trexx » Fri Jun 07, 2019 12:32 am

As dolbyman said, best to ask Qnap.

My quess is it is due to the age of QEMU that they are using:

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Compiled against library: libvirt 1.2.19
Using library: libvirt 1.2.19
Using API: QEMU 1.2.19
Running hypervisor: QEMU 2.3.1
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