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by mturei
Tue Apr 29, 2014 4:36 am
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: HOW-TO make dual-boot obsolete using XEN VGA passthrough
Replies: 533
Views: 766996

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

I also heard about the virtual GPUs. With all the virtualisation taking place in the enterprise world, it's about high time the GPU manufacturers do something about it (remember, it was Steve Perlman's "onlive" company that showed them what could be done). But those graphics cards won't be for the ...
by mturei
Thu Apr 17, 2014 4:44 pm
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: HOW-TO make dual-boot obsolete using XEN VGA passthrough
Replies: 533
Views: 766996

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

The main purpose of this how-to is to avoid dual-booting for those who use both Linux and Windows, and who can't use Windows in a VM without the graphics performance of a bare-metal Windows installation. In other words, gamers or other people who need to run Windows with graphics intensive applicat...
by mturei
Thu Apr 17, 2014 7:38 am
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: HOW-TO make dual-boot obsolete using XEN VGA passthrough
Replies: 533
Views: 766996

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

Can someone give me an idea How would a system with only one graphic card work in a situation like described in this how to? I mean a system with enough resources: modern multi core processor with AMD-Vi, an IOMMU motherboard and 16 to 32 Gb of ram but no embedded graphic card and only one dedicated...
by mturei
Fri May 25, 2012 5:44 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Can you keep the old /home partition ?
Replies: 3
Views: 458

Re: Can you keep the old /home partition ?

Thank you oobetimer

I'll try to make a back up for the most critical stuff and then see how it works.
by mturei
Fri May 25, 2012 4:28 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Can you keep the old /home partition ?
Replies: 3
Views: 458

[SOLVED] Can you keep the old /home partition ?

Hi
I have Ubuntu 9.10 and I want to install Linux Mint 13.
The /home is a partition on a different drive.
Can I keep the current /home partition in the new LM 13 install? Of course without losing my data.
If yes how can I do it?

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