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  • Jabberwocky
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    Thanks for the reminder. 👍 It does not appear in my searches very often.

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  • SWY1985
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    I've been using Virtio to run several linux distributions through QEMU and I am very impressed, even though I couldn't get 3D graphics working with my NVIDIA binary drivers. (I only get a black screen when I enable 3D) It runs Gnome on Wayland without issue in my guest system.

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  • spirit
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    Originally posted by microcode View Post
    I want to see a VirtIO VFS device (for access to the host VFS which is as "native" as it is for an application on the host), hope I don't have to write it, lol. I think the host is the right place for filesystem metadata, snapshotting, caching, and multi-device logic to live (provided the host filesystem can be trusted, I guess).

    https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pa...der-Sharing-VM

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  • Britoid
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    Originally posted by flower View Post
    I really wish we had a virtio gpu directx driver for win
    Eh. If Vulkan-VirGL progresses, with DXVK could have a proper solution there.

    Parallels on OS X still uses Wined3d afaik.

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  • flower
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    I really wish we had a virtio gpu directx driver for win

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  • Britoid
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    GNOME Boxes in 3.32 will enable VirtioGPU when supported too.

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  • microcode
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    I want to see a VirtIO VFS device (for access to the host VFS which is as "native" as it is for an application on the host), hope I don't have to write it, lol. I think the host is the right place for filesystem metadata, snapshotting, caching, and multi-device logic to live (provided the host filesystem can be trusted, I guess).
    Last edited by microcode; 26 January 2019, 06:06 AM.

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  • darkbasic
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    VirtioGPU is nice, but until it will be possible to use it with Spice over a tcp socket it will be just an exercise of style unfortunately

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  • VIRTIO 1.1 Standard Moving Closer To Release With GPU Device, Better Performance

    Phoronix: VIRTIO 1.1 Standard Moving Closer To Release With GPU Device, Better Performance

    The Virtual I/O Device standard, VIRTIO, is moving closer to seeing its big 1.1 release. The VIRTIO standard as a reminder devices/drivers around networking, storage, and other areas akin to Xen paravirtualized drivers and VMware Guest Tools but designed with cross-hypervisor and cross-OS support in mind...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...-Public-Review
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