[SATLUG] Let the dispute begin

Mark Mayfield mark at kandm-solutions.com
Thu Jul 28 05:50:45 CDT 2011

	Looks somewhat promising, I'm at the hospital about to have a baby and
they apparently use a proxy server that blocks video so I can't view
any. It seems IOMMU is needed in addition to regular hardware
vitalization support. Unfortunately none of my machines have IOMMU
support and I do not have the monetary resources to buy new equipment.
It will go on the list for when I have some money. I do already have a
NVIDIA GeForece 460 I could use for it.

On Wed, 2011-07-27 at 11:12 -0500, David Kowis wrote:
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> On 07/26/2011 07:36 PM, Mark Mayfield wrote:
> > The only full on graphics acceleration I'm aware of consists of
> > special graphics cards which possess virtualization instruction
> > support. The Nvidia Quadro series are the only ones I'm aware of that
> > have such support. I think Xen posses some pci passthrough
> > capabilities that can be used to pass a physical video card, but the
> > results I have read about were far less than promising.
> This looks pretty promising to me :)
> http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=OTY2NA
> Ubisoft built a desktop that has two VMs running on it, and passes
> through two video cards to each one. Impressive.
> Wiki article on it.
> http://wiki.xensource.com/xenwiki/XenVGAPassthrough
> I intend to try it out. I would like to boot windows as if it were
> another program, hand the video card over to it and be able to run
> windows alongside linux so I can play the video games.
> David
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