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Re: [Xen-devel] [Intel-gfx] [Announcement] 2015-Q3 release of XenGT - a Mediated Graphics Passthrough Solution from Intel

On Tue, Nov 24, 2015 at 12:19:18PM +0100, Daniel Vetter wrote:
> Downside: Tracking mapping changes on the guest side won't be any easier.
> This is mostly a problem for integrated gpus, since discrete ones usually
> require contiguous vram for scanout. I think saying "don't do that" is a
> valid option though, i.e. we're assuming that page mappings for a in-use
> scanout range never changes on the guest side. That is true for at least
> all the current linux drivers.

Apart from we already suffer limitations of fixed mappings and have patches
that want to change the page mapping of active scanouts.

Chris Wilson, Intel Open Source Technology Centre

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