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[Xen-devel] Re: [Xen-users] XEN 4.1.1 + IGD passthrough and Intel DQ67SW, i7-2600

On Sat, Aug 20, 2011 at 01:59:07PM +0200, Erik Lind wrote:
> Hi


added xen-devel to cc.

> I'm running XEN 4.1.1 (have tested 4.2 unstable too) and I'm trying to  
> do graphics passthrough of my on board/chip GPU.

What distro is dom0? and what dom0 kernel?

> I have been struggling for quite some time without success.
> Passthrough as such does work but when loading the proper drivers for  
> the GPU it does not, and then Windows just stops loading.

What version of Intel gfx drivers?

> First attempt was to use Windows 7, I did try both 32 and 64 bit  
> versions and it did not work.
> Then I did an attempt with XP 32bit and to much surprise it did work (at  
> least it starts up properly haven't tested it that much yet).
> After that I tried with Vista 32 bit, just to see, and it did not work.
> In short I suppose there is some issue with the gfx drivers for Vista  
> and Windows 7 or possibly there is some other difference between the  
> OS:es. Or is it just something else that I'm missing?
> Has anyone been able to get XEN and IGD passthrough to work with proper  
> drivers in Windows 7 and fairly new HW? Any suggestions how to proceed  
> with troubleshooting?
> Thanks in advance

Please also post your grub.conf entry and /etc/xen/<vm> cfgfile!

-- Pasi

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