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Re: [MirageOS-devel] Xen access to the GPU

> I have a somewhat silly question.  Does Xen have access to the on-board GPU 
> and can Mirage access the Graphics Processing Unit to use it as a calculation 
> engine?
> I am not looking to mine bitcoins but if it is there it might be useful for 
> calculation intensive functions since I will not be using it for openGL 
> graphics.

Xen domu can be configured to have direct GPU passthrough and we have SPOC to 
compile OCaml code to GPU kernels, so I guess the two things can be connected 
somehow. I'm not sure anyone already done this and how feasible it is, but that 
could be an interesting try!


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