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Re: [Xen-users] Re: IOMMU capable hardware

Is this the IO-MMU in the form:


I've always understood that this form is not available yet. Only some time
in around 2009. Is this correct?

On Thu, December 13, 2007 5:39 am, Mark Williamson wrote:
>> Mark you have written
>> [cut]
>> > domains).  Also, unless you have IOMMU capable hardware (most people
>> > don't)
>> [/cut]
>> Is this hardware available on the market today?
>> And if it is, where can we read the list of this hardware?
> Intel's VT-d technology includes and IOMMU.  I *think* you can now
> purchase
> motherboards which include it but I'm not 100% sure.  I wouldn't know
> which
> models either, too be honest.  Xen-unstable already has preliminary
> support
> for this and uses it to do PCI passthrough to HVM guests.  VT-d for PV
> guests
> is not yet supported.
> Knowing Intel there probably is / will be a list of VT-d boards on their
> website at some point.
>> Or may be plans about release of such a hardware?
> AMD are also bringing out IOMMU hardware but I know less about this.
> Cheers,
> Mark
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