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Re: [Xen-users] Vanderpool Hardware Question

  • To: xen-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • From: Goran Vukoman <vukoman@xxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 20 Apr 2006 16:01:00 +0200
  • Delivery-date: Thu, 20 Apr 2006 07:47:47 -0700
  • List-id: Xen user discussion <xen-users.lists.xensource.com>

Thank you Dave for answering my questions.

> > C. I know that I can't assign one ore more graphicadapters to a domU
> > with paravirtualisation. But...
> >
> >     Is it possible to assign one ore more graphicadapters to one
> > guestmaschine in Xen 3.0 with a Vanderpool capable machine?
> You can't do PCI passthrough to an hvm guest, no :(  I had wanted to
> do this as well, but it is not possible due to memory addressing
> problems.

So there's still no IOMMU available in a PC to restrict the access for
DMA capable devices. Hmph....

But maybe the unsure alternative with "physdev_dom0_hide" work for the
second or third graphicadapter.

Did you get Windows installed in a Xen/linux environment? (Shame on me
but some customers want some Windows based network-services)

> --
> Dave Goodlad
> dgoodlad@xxxxxxxxx or dave@xxxxxxxxxx
> http://david.goodlad.ca/


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