Alberto García

O Grove (Spain), 1978

One of the founding members of Igalia, Alberto loves computing since he got his first ZX Spectrum in the early nineties.

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Alberto García 05/11/2012

Igalia at LinuxCon Europe

I came to Barcelona with a few other Igalians this week for LinuxCon, the Embedded Linux Conference and the KVM Forum. We are sponsoring the event and we have a couple of presentations this year, one about QEMU, device drivers and industrial hardware...

Alberto García 03/10/2012

Protected: IndustryPack, QEMU and LinuxCon

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Alberto García 28/07/2012

GUADEC 2012

Third day of GUADEC already. And in Coruña! This is a very special city for me. I came here in 1996 to study Computer Science. Here I discovered UNIX for the first time, and spent hours learning how to use it. It’s funny to see now those old UNIX...

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qcow2: remove extra local_error variable

qcow2: remove extra local_error variable Commit d7086422b1c1e75e320519cfe26176db6ec97a37 added a local_err variable global to the qcow2_amend_options() function, so there's no need to have this other one. Signed-off-by: Alberto Garcia Message-id:...

Alberto García30/05/2017

stream: fix crash in stream_start() when block_job_create() fails

stream: fix crash in stream_start() when block_job_create() fails The code that tries to reopen a BlockDriverState in stream_start() when the creation of a new block job fails crashes because it attempts to dereference a pointer that is known to be...

Alberto García30/05/2017

qemu-doc: Clarify that -vga std is now the default

qemu-doc: Clarify that -vga std is now the default The QEMU manual page states that Cirrus Logic is the default video card if the user doesn't specify any. However this is not true since QEMU 2.2. Signed-off-by: Alberto Garcia Message-Id:...

Alberto García16/02/2017

qemu-io: don't allow I/O operations larger than BDRV_REQUEST_MAX_BYTES

qemu-io: don't allow I/O operations larger than BDRV_REQUEST_MAX_BYTES Passing a request size larger than BDRV_REQUEST_MAX_BYTES to any of the I/O commands results in an error. While 'read' and 'write' handle the error correctly,...

Alberto García13/02/2017

qcow2: Optimize the refcount-block overlap check

qcow2: Optimize the refcount-block overlap check The metadata overlap checks introduced in a40f1c2add help detect corruption in the qcow2 image by verifying that data writes don't overlap with existing metadata sections. The...

Alberto García13/02/2017