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Re: [Xen-users] Virtualizing primary desktop

Kinda reviving an old thread

On Mon, Apr 1, 2013 at 8:02 PM, Nuno MagalhÃes <nunomagalhaes@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi,
> I've been fiddling with that same question and went for minimal dom0 with
> domU desktop. Some notes which may or may not apply to you:
> * if you're into graphics don't count or easy VGA passthrough (or most PCI*
> either) or any kind of Windows gaming;

Well, you can play solitaire, the point is serious gamers would prefer
direct hardware access. The domUs don't come with a graphics card and
VGA passthrough may or not work (with some performance penalty).

> * remote (albeit LAN) XDMCP may not be performant (but i'm still goofing
> around with it; plus i'll have to grok pulseaudio some bit): my test was
> youtube;

XDMCP is working, i run Xorg on dom0 and XDM + clients in a domU. No biggie.

> * ended up using ATI's driver 'cos radeon/hd didn't really work - at all -
> with Xorg.

Actually it's working well with xserver-xorg-video-radeon (the free
one) and evdev for input (some xorg.conf tweaking may be required).

My problem is sound.

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