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Re: [Xen-devel] Xen VGA graphics passthru wiki page

To: Pasi Kärkkäinen <pasik@xxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] Xen VGA graphics passthru wiki page
From: Sander Eikelenboom <linux@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 16 Mar 2010 18:38:04 +0100
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Hi Sergey and Pasi,

AMD RD-890 series chipset should be the first desktop chipsets to support an 
if and which server chipsets also support it i don't know.

Good to know it seems to work ok, was considering to purchase that platform as 

Sergey, what specific brand/type mobo do you use ?



Tuesday, March 16, 2010, 5:45:04 PM, you wrote

> On Mon, Mar 15, 2010 at 01:24:09PM +0300, Sergey Tovpeko wrote:
>> Good idea, about wiki!
>> I'm experimenting with AMD (Six-Core Opteron CPU, RD890 Chipset) with  
>> NVIDIA 8400 GS.
>> All i did were
>> * set 1:1 mapping between vBar and pBar
>> * load nvidia's VGA BIOS from the binary file, flushed with nvflash.exe  
>> utility.

> Could you send the extra patches you used? Or was it the old patch from the
> xen-devel archives? iirc vBar=pBar stuff still requires additional patch.

>> And the video works in guest, i didn't see any special ussues related to  
>> IOMMU-part.
>> And i didn't see any mail, complaining that AMD hardware doesn't work  
>> with GFX passthrough.

> Ok. I have to update the wiki page.
> Do you know what other available AMD chipsets support IOMMU?

> -- Pasi

>>> Hello,
>>> I just created this wiki page:
>>> http://wiki.xensource.com/xenwiki/XenVGAPassthrough
>>> Feel free to add/edit to make it better!
>>> I haven't tested VGA passthru myself (yet), so there might be some 
>>> not-so-accurate information there.
>>> -- Pasi
>>> _______________________________________________
>>> Xen-devel mailing list
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Best regards,
 Sander                            mailto:linux@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx

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