QEMU 2.4 Released With VirtIO GPU Support
Written by Michael Larabel in Virtualization on 11 August 2015 at 07:02 PM EDT. 8 Comments
QEMU 2.4 was released today as the newest version of this open-source component that's key to the Linux virtualization stack.

QEMU 2.4 adds a number of new features including better x86 system management emulation move, KVM system management mode support on Linux 4.1+, TPM2 support, compatibility with the new VirtIO-GPU DRM driver for 2D acceleration to guests (3D support is still being worked on), and other changes.

The VirtIO DRM driver is present in Linux 4.2. In the future this VirtIO DRM driver will work with Virgil 3D as the 3D/OpenGL guest pass-through support work being hacked on part-time by David Airlie at Red Hat.

More details on the changes for QEMU 2.4 can be found via the QEMU.org Wiki.
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