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Re: [Xen-users] vga passthrough with amd radeon r9 285

  • To: "'Brian Paterni'" <bpaterni@xxxxxxxxx>, <xen-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • From: "Eric Houby" <ehouby@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 4 Feb 2015 16:54:10 -0700
  • Delivery-date: Wed, 04 Feb 2015 23:55:12 +0000
  • List-id: Xen user discussion <xen-users.lists.xen.org>
  • Thread-index: AQIkyjjfK8Aj7hZYikJM5hf0TRiwepw4FipA

> dom0 is debian unstable (linux 3.16, xen 4.4.1). Though with the qemu-
> traditional device model removed in debian [1], gfx_passthru is currently not
> possible with debian-provided packages (?)


Have you tried passing the video card to the VM without enabling gfx_passthru?  
I have found passing the video card as a secondary video device works well and 
seems to be supported on more hardware.  

> As a result, I've begun to compile from source, but xen git master results in
> the fallowing error message:
>    The kernel doesn't support reset from sysfs for PCI device

I see this message too, but everything works as expected.


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