Matt Fiddles

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Han Solo: "I love you."

Princess Leia: "I know."

Where will you go today?

"What the hell, he thought, you're only young once, and threw himself out of the window. That would at least keep the element of surprise on his side."

- Ford outwitting a Vogon with a rocket launcher by going into another certain death situation.


IOMMU PCI Passthrough

PCI Passthough is available on some systems. It allow one to map PCI cards to VMs.

Can be enabled with this kernel arg: intel_iommu=on (though it depends if hardware supports it).


Many articles said it caused problems (failed boot, memory corruption). However, these articles were written back in 2006 or before, and the hardware has progressed.

Enabling IOMMU in the kernel for graphics card pass-through

Linux kernel enable the IOMMU – input / output memory management unit support

What is IOMMU and will it improve my VM performance?

Is IOMMU enabled?

computers/virtualization/start.txt · Last modified: Dec 6, 2013 (5 years ago) by Matt Bagley