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by O_Shovah
Mon Aug 01, 2016 6:27 pm
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: HOW-TO make dual-boot obsolete using kvm VGA passthrough
Replies: 529
Views: 169898

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

And now to the more specific path of mine. I finally found a problem that might have kept me from getting a KVM to run in the first place. Both my graphics cards did not posses a UEFI BIOS Neither the R9 290 nor the R9 290X. It seems i never checked properly. -> Skipping steps in Manuals -> not so s...
by O_Shovah
Mon Aug 01, 2016 6:01 pm
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: HOW-TO make dual-boot obsolete using kvm VGA passthrough
Replies: 529
Views: 169898

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

Hello Everybody, Im reporting back from my exams and on my endevour to a KVM machine. This post describes the Variant B of how to get two identical GPUs sorted for KVM using vfio-pci. Version B : In contrast to my first guide Version A this version uses the default tools included in Ubuntu 16.04 in ...
by O_Shovah
Wed Jun 08, 2016 6:51 pm
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: HOW-TO make dual-boot obsolete using kvm VGA passthrough
Replies: 529
Views: 169898

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

@powerhouse I will update my part tomorrow accordingly. I preffer the dracut module as i fell it to be more comfortable but thats subjective. And will try to test your method as well. As software in general seems not to like me ;) i am still en route to my VM . Having passed the vfio issue i still d...
by O_Shovah
Thu Jun 02, 2016 5:54 pm
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: HOW-TO make dual-boot obsolete using kvm VGA passthrough
Replies: 529
Views: 169898

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

Reporting back on the Matter of running two identical Graphics card on my Ubuntu 16.04. I have two Radeon R9 290 graphics cards on my machine an finally found a way to lock them from the radeon driver individually using vfio-pci instead of pci-stub. There are two ways to get this working. Version A ...
by O_Shovah
Wed Mar 02, 2016 6:49 pm
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: HOW-TO make dual-boot obsolete using kvm VGA passthrough
Replies: 529
Views: 169898

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

@ powerhouse I'm reporting back from my issue with the Seabios for Windows 7. I was abled to install Windows 7 using Seabios and Windows 8.1 using Uefi bios. Both system could run with the connected Monitor an install regular windowss software. But as soon as i installed the Radeon drivers i got a "...
by O_Shovah
Fri Feb 19, 2016 6:52 pm
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: HOW-TO make dual-boot obsolete using kvm VGA passthrough
Replies: 529
Views: 169898

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

Ah I see, that's mean I have to use some other means to shutdown the guest os. One more question, I have difficulty in connecting the network connection, can you help? In qemu there is an error message : W: /etc/qemu-ifup: no bridge for guest interface found. Thanks for your help. You might need to...
by O_Shovah
Wed Feb 17, 2016 7:29 pm
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: HOW-TO make dual-boot obsolete using kvm VGA passthrough
Replies: 529
Views: 169898

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

Hello Everybody, As i have already done with the XEN tutorial ( with success thanks to powerhouse) i am trying now on my new maschine with the KVM. But already i have run into a problem with the installation of the Guest system. But first the system facts: MB: Asrock Rack EPC602D8A CPU: Xeon E5-2670...
by O_Shovah
Sun Sep 07, 2014 12:23 pm
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: HOW-TO make dual-boot obsolete using XEN VGA passthrough
Replies: 533
Views: 768994

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

Hello everybody, First of all i wanted to thank powerhouse for the excellent guide to the xen passthrough system installation. So i want to return at least the tiny bit i am abled to do, by sharing my working configuration components. Please add those to the compatibility list. As of 07.09.2014: Xen...

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