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    Phoronix: QXL SPICE X.Org Driver Supports New Features

    Red Hat's Alon Levy announced on Sunday the xf86-video-qxl 0.1.1 driver release, which is the X.org DDX driver for use with Red Hat's SPICE protocol with Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization and SPICE KVM/QEMU. This new X.Org display driver release supports several new features...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=MTQ5MTU

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    Does anyone know if this makes it feature complete against the vmware stack?

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      Originally posted by Wilfred View Post
      Does anyone know if this makes it feature complete against the vmware stack?
      Are you asking whether the qxl DDX is comparable with the vmware DDX, or are you asking whether the two stacks are comparable? If the later, then no -- there is no gallium driver yet on the KVM/QEMU side .... vmware, on the other hand, has a complete stack (i.e. they have their gallium3d vmwgfx driver).

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        Originally posted by Tyler_K View Post
        Are you asking whether the qxl DDX is comparable with the vmware DDX, or are you asking whether the two stacks are comparable? If the later, then no -- there is no gallium driver yet on the KVM/QEMU side .... vmware, on the other hand, has a complete stack (i.e. they have their gallium3d vmwgfx driver).
        The latter, thanks for the answer.

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        • #5
          Originally posted by Wilfred View Post
          The latter, thanks for the answer.
          np .... though, bear in mind this is w.r.t SPICE ... If unaware, see: http://virgil3d.github.io/ ... Phoronix has featured some news articles on the virgil project

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