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Re: [Xen-users] Re: [Xen-devel] Xen PCI passthrough wiki page created

To: "Sergio Charpinel Jr." <sergiocharpinel@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-users] Re: [Xen-devel] Xen PCI passthrough wiki page created
From: Pasi Kärkkäinen <pasik@xxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 26 Mar 2010 19:28:17 +0200
Cc: Simon Horman <horms@xxxxxxxxxxxx>, xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, xen-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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On Fri, Mar 26, 2010 at 10:00:00AM -0300, Sergio Charpinel Jr. wrote:
>    Hi,
>    I didnt find any information about that.
>    Is possible to passthrough a PCI card in a HVM with PV drivers domU
>    without Intel VT-d ?
>    Thanks.

Unfortunately no.
HVM guest even with PV-on-HVM drivers is still HVM guest and thus required an 

There's unofficial hack (extra patch) that allows Xen PCI passthrough to 
*first* started HVM guest,
and only to that guest.. you're on your own with that patch.. it can be found 
from xen-devel archives.

-- Pasi

>    2010/3/24 Simon Horman <[1]horms@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
>      On Wed, Mar 24, 2010 at 09:59:19PM +0200, Pasi Kärkkäinen wrote:
>      > Hello,
>      >
>      > I've added Xen PCI passthrough wiki page (with help from others):
>      > [2]http://wiki.xensource.com/xenwiki/XenPCIpassthrough
>      Great!
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>    Sergio Roberto Charpinel Jr.
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