View Full Version : Xen-aware Driver with 3d acceleration support for DomU

10-30-06, 12:48 PM
is there any chance, that Nvidia will make a Windows driver that has support for 3D Acceleration when Windows is run in DomU Xen environments?
According to this (http://lists.xensource.com/archives/html/xen-users/2006-08/msg00169.html) discussion it should be possible. Approaches for Linux DomU systems have yet been made see here (http://www.cs.toronto.edu/~andreslc/xen-gl/)
Releasing such a driver would be striking as Intel VT-d technology (which can access IOMMUs for DMA virtualisation) is not available yet and will only be available for very expensive systems in near future. Being able to switch between full featured OS's without any rebooting or serious performance lack would **definitely** be an argument to buy Nvidia based graphic platforms.
Thanks in advance,

04-06-07, 06:18 AM

is this going to be implented in the near future?

Im looking forward to this :)


05-12-07, 08:10 AM
Checked out this, xen dosen't support it yet. Look like they are working on it for a late 2007 feature (just an estimate). After that we have to wait for Nvidia to support the Xen kernel... But it will kick ass when it wroks... at last I wont have to run MS OS any more than when Im gaming..