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Thread: PRIME Support Comes To VMware's Virtual GPU Driver

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    Default PRIME Support Comes To VMware's Virtual GPU Driver

    Phoronix: PRIME Support Comes To VMware's Virtual GPU Driver

    VMware's "vmwgfx" virtual GPU graphics driver has received support for PRIME buffer sharing -- the underlying Linux feature that has allowed Optimus-like features...

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

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    In the real world.
    What this mean?

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    I wonder when VMware will stop blacklisting the Intel drivers which prevents 3D support in guests. You have to allow the blacklisted drivers in the .vmx file in order to enable 3D and hope you don't encounter whatever critical issue the VMware engineers have filed internally that causes them to blacklist the drivers.

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