[fedora-virt] Hardware acceleration in my Win7 virtual machine

Cole Robinson crobinso at redhat.com
Mon Mar 30 16:06:17 UTC 2015

On 03/30/2015 11:18 AM, David C. Mores wrote:
> Use of some applications (e.g. Solitaire) in my Win7 [qemu] virtual machine
> start with a warning that "Hardware acceleration is either disabled or not
> supported by your video card driver ...".  I understand that the qemu virtual
> VGA driver is simple.  However, is there any activity going on to make a VGA
> driver that has virtualized access to video hardware acceleration in the host
> system?  Is it available?
> I'm running Fedora 21 with qemu 2.1.3-3

Yeah there's some work going on, google for virtio-gpu or 'qemu virgil', but
it's still quite a ways away from general usability.

- Cole

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