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Re: 3D acceleration in virtual machines [Was: Debian Installer 7.0 Beta1release]

intrigeri wrote:
> Ben Hutchings wrote (04 Aug 2012 17:28:19 GMT) :
> > This is expected in the absence of 3D acceleration, which is not yet
> > supported in qemu so far as I know.
> With a virtual QXL video adapter in the guest,
> xserver-xorg-video-qxl installed in the guest,
> and a Spice -enabled virtualization environment (e.g. via libvirt),
> then 3D "acceleration" (that is, offload to the host system) should
> be supported.
> IIRC that's exactly one of the usecases this stack was developed for.

As far as I know, QXL and SPICE don't support 3D acceleration yet, just better
2D acceleration (and many other things, like clipboard and audio).


> Last time I (quickly) tried, it did not work out of the box on
> Wheezy, though.


- Josh Triplett

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