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by thehappygrub
Fri Jan 16, 2015 5:58 am
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: HOW-TO make dual-boot obsolete using XEN VGA passthrough
Replies: 533
Views: 784739

Re: HOW-TO make dual-boot obsolete using XEN VGA passthrough

Asrock Z77-Extreme 4-M - Legacy kernel I have converted from the ubuntu to the Linux mint protestant !,and experiencing the same issues with pci pass-through that I didn't have in kernel 3.10 and xen 4.2 with this exact hardware, was trying to ascertain whether I was using UEFI previously,does this ...
by thehappygrub
Thu Jan 08, 2015 10:52 am
Forum: Gaming on Linux Mint
Topic: Post your Passmark results of your Windows VM
Replies: 61
Views: 25495

Re: Post your Passmark results of your Windows VM

Xen 4.4 Distro Rel Debian Fx8350 Eight Cores Host and Guest 6098Gb Ram - thats all that will run on stable r9-280x 4Gb ,quadro 7800 as secondary card-host Asrock 970 Extreme4+ Win8 -64 Modified amdkmdag,ram and scheduling parameters as per my post http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2219436&p=1...
by thehappygrub
Thu Jan 08, 2015 8:36 am
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: HOW-TO make dual-boot obsolete using XEN VGA passthrough
Replies: 533
Views: 784739

Re: HOW-TO make dual-boot obsolete using XEN VGA passthrough

Thanks and cheers for the reply. I have had the amd systems running fine on the same image file ,and also the same system ( same m/b and xeon processor) before on win7 x64. ubuntu posts here if you are looking for the A8 setup -http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2219436&p=13000378#post13000378...
by thehappygrub
Thu Jan 08, 2015 8:21 am
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: Xen Virtualization with AMD Kaveri (A10-7850K)
Replies: 2
Views: 3000

Re: Xen Virtualization with AMD Kaveri (A10-7850K)

A small blog i wrote on my experience in getting the A8-5600K PCI passthrough to work on the Asrock FM2A88M Extreme 4+ .
Great little board and Asrock was supportive with additional bioses for testing.

http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php? ... st13000378
by thehappygrub
Wed Jan 07, 2015 2:52 am
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: HOW-TO make dual-boot obsolete using XEN VGA passthrough
Replies: 533
Views: 784739

Re: HOW-TO make dual-boot obsolete using XEN VGA passthrough

Hey powerhouse, another happy customer :) My setup: mobo: Asrock z77 extreme4-m RAM: 16GB (currently 2G for Dom0, rest DomU) CPU: i7-3770 GPU: hd7950 for domU, integrated for dom0 OS: Mint16 x64 (mate), win7 x64 storage: 128GB SSD for both OSes, 3TB for data (samba share) I did run into one hiccup ...
by thehappygrub
Thu Apr 10, 2014 12:02 pm
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: Xen Virtualization with AMD Kaveri (A10-7850K)
Replies: 2
Views: 3000

Re: Xen Virtualization with AMD Kaveri (A10-7850K)

Is see you have had some success with the actual AMD Vi initialisation !,what mainboard are you utilising ?,as it seems the FAC and IVH tables are intact. Although a slight complaint is made here about something being slightly broken but the workaround allows Vi to be enabled ,"(XEN) AMD-Vi: per-dev...

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