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Thread: VMware's KMS Driver With QEMU

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    Default VMware's KMS Driver With QEMU

    Phoronix: VMware's KMS Driver With QEMU

    Recently we have been talking a lot about VMware's Gallium3D driver that they recently released along with DRM code that does support kernel mode-setting and allows this new 3D driver to function under their virtualization platform. By running this Gallium3D driver on the guest operating system of their VMware virtualization platform, it's possible to leverage the GPU hardware acceleration on the host not only for OpenGL acceleration but for areas of other state tracker coverage like OpenCL, OpenVG, X-Video / X11, and more...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=Nzc2OA

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    Nice. My compliments to Vmware for their contribution to the open source world.

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    Now as soon as VirtualBox picks up support for this, we'll be golden.

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    VirtualBox doesn't really need to support VMware's SVGA driver since their Linux drivers are all open source. In fact, ALL of their drivers are open source.

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    Quote Originally Posted by King InuYasha View Post
    VirtualBox doesn't really need to support VMware's SVGA driver since their Linux drivers are all open source. In fact, ALL of their drivers are open source.
    I'm talking about KMS and Gallium3D.

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