The VFIO driver is an IOMMU/device agnostic framework for exposing direct device access to userspace.

VFIO Linux & Open-Source News

Linux 6.10-rc4 Released With Another Week Worth Of Driver Fixes   Linux Kernel   2024-06-16
NVIDIA Exploring Ways To Better Support An Upstream Kernel Driver   Nouveau   2024-06-13
Intel QAT Driver Preps Live Migration Support For Linux 6.10   Intel   2024-04-04
KVM Virtualization With Linux 6.9 Brings More Optimizations For Intel & AMD   Virtualization   2024-03-24
Linux 6.9 Change Allows Old Macs Using Firewire To Enjoy Virtualization Support   Hardware   2024-03-17
Linux 6.9 VFIO Updates Bring A New Driver For NVIDIA's Grace-Hopper Superchip   Linux Kernel   2024-03-14
Cloud Hypervisor 38 Brings Extended CPU Affinity, Improved VFIO Device Support   Virtualization   2024-02-18
libvirt 10.0 Released With QEMU VM Migration Improvements   Virtualization   2024-01-15
QEMU 8.2 Released With New VirtIO-Sound & VirtIO-GPU "Rutabaga" Devices   Virtualization   2023-12-20
Cloud Hypervisor 37 LTS Released With Faster VM Restoration From Snapshots   Virtualization   2023-12-17
Cloud-Hypervisor 36 Brings AMD CPU Topology Support, AIO Backend For Block Devices   Virtualization   2023-11-09
Cloud Hypervisor 34 Brings QCOW2 Support for Backing Files, Paravirtualized Panic Device   Virtualization   2023-08-11
VFIO In Linux 6.5 Adds Support For The AMD CDX Bus   Virtualization   2023-07-03
Cloud Hypervisor 33 Released With TDX Fix, New D-Bus API   Virtualization   2023-06-30
AMD Hardware-Accelerated Virtualized IOMMU Patches Posted For Linux   AMD   2023-06-22
QEMU 8.0 Released With 32-bit x86 Host Support Deprecated   Virtualization   2023-04-19
Cloud Hypervisor 31 Released With More Improvements From Intel & Microsoft   Virtualization   2023-04-08
Intel-Led Cloud Hypervisor 30 Released With CLI Changes To Reduce The Binary Size   Virtualization   2023-02-26
Linux 6.2 Brings A Big Rework To The MSI Subsystem   Linux Kernel   2022-12-25
IOMMUFD Submitted For Linux 6.2 To Overhaul IOMMU Handling   Virtualization   2022-12-12
QEMU 7.1 Released With LoongArch Support, Zero-Copy-Send Migration   Virtualization   2022-08-31
AMD Working On Xilinx CDX Bus Support For The Linux Kernel   AMD   2022-08-25
Intel-Led Cloud-Hypervisor 24 Released For Rust-Written VMM   Virtualization   2022-05-26
NVIDIA Working On VFIO Power Management Improvements For Linux   NVIDIA   2022-04-25
Oracle Working On Multi-Threaded VFIO Page Pinning For ~10x Faster QEMU Initialization   Virtualization   2022-01-06
Intel's Cloud-Hypervisor 20 Released With CPU Pinning, Replacing Unsafe Rust Code   Virtualization   2021-12-03
NVIDIA Looks To Improve Power Management For Linux VFIO PCIe Devices   NVIDIA   2021-11-17
Intel's Cloud-Hypervisor 18.0 Brings AArch64 Improvements, VHDX Disk Image Support   Virtualization   2021-09-09
QEMU 6.1 Released With RISC-V Improvements, AMD Emulation Fixes   Virtualization   2021-08-24
QEMU 6.1 Is On The Way For The Open-Source Linux Virtualization Stack   Virtualization   2021-07-22
Linux 5.13 Yanks A NVIDIA NVLink Driver For Lack Of Open-Source User   NVIDIA   2021-05-07
VFIO Gets Batched Page Pinning For An Easy Performance Improvement With Linux 5.12   Virtualization   2021-02-25
Intel's Cloud-Hypervisor 0.13 Brings Support For NVIDIA GPUs With Proprietary Drivers   Intel   2021-02-14
Linux 5.11 Adding VirtIO-MEM "Big Block Mode"   Linux Kernel   2020-12-23
Intel's Cloud-Hypervisor 0.12 Released With Better ARM64 Support   Intel   2020-12-11
Linux VirtIO Memory Prepares For "Big Block Mode"   Virtualization   2020-11-13
Linux 5.9-rc2 Released With EXT4 Updates, More POWER10 Bits   Linux Kernel   2020-08-23
LXD 4.0 LTS Released For Offering The Latest Linux Containers Experience   Virtualization   2020-04-02
Intel Cloud Hypervisor 0.6 Released With VFIO Device Hotplug, I/O Improvements   Intel   2020-03-20
Intel Details New Data Streaming Accelerator For Future CPUs - Linux Support Started   Intel   2019-11-20
Intel GVT-g Live Migration Support Is Nearing Mainline   Virtualization   2019-06-02
Intel Linux Patches Revised For SVA/SVM Virtualization   Virtualization   2019-05-05
QEMU 4.0 Released With CPU Support Improvements, Faster Crypto, Monitor EDID   Virtualization   2019-04-23
NVMe VFIO Mediated Device Support Being Hacked On For Lower Latency Storage In VMs   Virtualization   2019-03-22
QEMU's EDID Support Coming Together, Allowing For Eventual HiDPI Support   Virtualization   2019-03-09
DRM Changes For Linux 5.1 Bring Intel Fastboot, Komeda Driver & Other Improvements   Linux Kernel   2019-03-06
Many Linux x86_64 KVM Changes Ready To Go For Linux 4.21   Virtualization   2018-12-24
Linux Getting Driver Work To Support Tesla V100 NVLink GPUs On High-End POWER9 Servers   NVIDIA   2018-12-21
KTask Revived For Providing In-Kernel Multi-Threading For CPU Intensive Tasks   Linux Kernel   2018-11-06
WarpDrive Proposed For The Linux Kernel: A Generic Accelerator Framework   Linux Kernel   2018-08-01
VFIO Adds Sample Mediated Device Display Drivers   Hardware   2018-06-13
QEMU 2.12 Should Be Ready For Release Next Week   Virtualization   2018-04-12
PCI, Crypto & Other Updates Head Into Linux 4.17   Linux Kernel   2018-04-07
QEMU 2.12 Release Candidates Begin, GTK2 Support Deprecated   Virtualization   2018-03-20
Local Virtual GPU Display Support Is About Ready For Intel Linux Systems   Intel   2018-02-13
Extra KVM Changes For Linux 4.15 Bring UMIP Support, AMD SEV Changes Delayed   Linux Kernel   2017-11-20
A Variety Of KVM Changes For Linux 4.12, Supports MIPS Hardware Virtualization   Virtualization   2017-05-08
Experimenting With Virtual GPU Support On Linux 4.10 + Libvirt   Intel   2017-01-18
The KVM & Xen Changes For Linux 4.10: Includes Intel GVT Work   Virtualization   2016-12-17
The New Linux 4.10 Kernel Features So Far: AMD Zen, TBM3, More ARM   Linux Kernel   2016-12-16
VFIO In Linux 4.10 Adds Mediated Device Interface: Used For Intel KVM-GT, NVIDIA vGPU   Linux Kernel   2016-12-14
Some of The Other Pull Requests Arriving For Linux 4.8 This Week   Linux Kernel   2016-07-29
QEMU 2.7 To Support New ARM Boards, Intel Graphics VFIO & More   Virtualization   2016-07-23
QEMU 2.6 Is Due In Just Over One Week With Many New Features   Virtualization   2016-04-23
QEMU 2.6 Is Coming With Many Improvements   Virtualization   2016-03-30
KVM Changes Ready For The Linux 4.6 Kernel   Hardware   2016-03-14
KVM In Linux 4.2 Adds Support For x86 Write Combining, SMM   Virtualization   2015-06-24
Linux 3.17 To Drop Old POWER Processor Support   Linux Kernel   2014-08-07
QEMU 1.7 Is Bringing New Features For Linux Emulation   Virtualization   2013-11-26
KVM Pushes Linux Virtualization Forward In Linux 3.13   Linux Kernel   2013-11-14
QEMU VFIO Support Is Progressing For VGA Pass-Through   Virtualization   2013-11-10
IBM Continues Advancing PowerPC For Linux   Hardware   2013-07-04
QEMU 1.5 Supports VGA Passthrough, Better USB 3.0   Virtualization   2013-05-20
QEMU 1.4 Improves USB 2.0, Block Device Mirroring   Virtualization   2013-02-17
Graphics Card Support For QEMU/KVM Comes Closer   Virtualization   2013-01-29
QEMU 1.3.1 Brings In A Bunch Of Fixes   Linux Gaming   2013-01-28
QEMU: Support For Passing GPUs To Virtual Machines   Linux Kernel   2013-01-08
QEMU 1.3.0 Picks Up Many New Features   Virtualization   2012-12-04
QEMU 1.3 Is Packing Interesting Features   Virtualization   2012-11-20
Interesting Features For The Linux 3.6 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2012-09-15
Linux 3.6-rc1 Kernel Released, Many New Features   Linux Kernel   2012-08-02
VFIO Driver Merged Into Linux 3.6 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2012-08-01
KVM 2011 Forum Presentations Now Online   Virtualization   2011-10-18
Interesting Talks For Linux Plumbers Conference 2011   Linux Kernel   2011-08-23