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    Default QEMU 1.6 Brings A Whole Lot Of Changes

    Phoronix: QEMU 1.6 Brings A Whole Lot Of Changes

    QEMU 1.6.0 has been released and with this open-source processor emulator commonly used with Linux KVM are a whole lot of new features and capabilities...

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

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    I'm glad QEMU is making so much progress. I remember 5 years ago it was pretty terrible, but today it's pretty great. Does anybody know if x86 OSX can be emulated?

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    Quote Originally Posted by schmidtbag View Post
    I'm glad QEMU is making so much progress. I remember 5 years ago it was pretty terrible, but today it's pretty great. Does anybody know if x86 OSX can be emulated?
    OS X can be emulated, but it's seems to need quite a bit of work to get it running well: http://www.contrib.andrew.cmu.edu/~somlo/OSXKVM/

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    I'll have to try VGA passthrough again some time. My first attempt failed, but at the time it was a super experimental technology, anyway. I'll probably retry in openSUSE 13.1.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GreatEmerald View Post
    I'll have to try VGA passthrough again some time. My first attempt failed, but at the time it was a super experimental technology, anyway. I'll probably retry in openSUSE 13.1.
    i don't think much of the xen patches have their made through to qemu yet. even normal xen 4.3 doesn't work unless you do:

    device_model_version = "qemu-xen-traditional"

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    Quote Originally Posted by GreatEmerald View Post
    I'll have to try VGA passthrough again some time. My first attempt failed, but at the time it was a super experimental technology, anyway. I'll probably retry in openSUSE 13.1.
    Which board do you have?

    With KVM
    pci-stub method. Worked for me with SATA drive but i couldnt get my 7800GT to work i got Code 43 in Win
    https://docs.google.com/document/d/1...K8Y/edit?pli=1
    vfio method
    https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=162768

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    Default Faster ARM emulation?

    Can ARM emulation be made faster?

    Pain in the ass to develop for Android because the emulator is so slow.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ramiliez View Post
    Which board do you have?

    With KVM
    pci-stub method. Worked for me with SATA drive but i couldnt get my 7800GT to work i got Code 43 in Win
    https://docs.google.com/document/d/1...K8Y/edit?pli=1
    vfio method
    https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=162768
    I have a GTX 660 (that I'd like to try and give to the guest) and an integrated HDG 2500 (for the host). I tried both methods, and they give the same result: no signal when connecting the monitor to the GTX 660.

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