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Re: [Xen-devel] XenVGAPassthroughTestedAdapters up to date?

To: Eric Stein <toba@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] XenVGAPassthroughTestedAdapters up to date?
From: Pasi Kärkkäinen <pasik@xxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 7 Oct 2010 10:57:02 +0300
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On Thu, Oct 07, 2010 at 01:06:31AM -0400, Eric Stein wrote:
> Hi,
> I've been looking to virtualize a Win7 guest and a Gentoo Linux guest
> side by side, each having access to one video card.  However, most of
> the consumer cards I've looked at are either somewhat out of date
> (Nvidia 8800 GTS) or not listed on the wiki page for VGA passthrough:
> http://wiki.xensource.com/xenwiki/XenVGAPassthroughTestedAdapters
> Based on my reading of the pages around VTd and IOMMU, I should be able
> to use the patches to accomplish my goal if I choose a card that works
> with Xen (or use one of the workarounds, for instance vBAR=pBAR).
> I'm inclined to think this page is out of date as I've heard mention
> that various Intel IGD onboard cards have support... is there a
> different resource I should be looking to to determine which cards I
> should consider buying?

Yep, that wiki page is unfortunately very out-of-date.
If you know a list of tested adapters I can add them to the wiki.

-- Pasi

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