[libvirt-users] Using Intel Quick-Sync with GPU capable Intel CPUs

Benjammin2068 benjammin2068 at gmail.com
Wed Jan 3 17:32:42 UTC 2018

On 01/02/2018 11:36 PM, Michal Privoznik wrote:
> On 12/29/2017 05:19 PM, Benjammin2068 wrote:
>> Rogue S.T asked about checking out graphics cards which brought the question to me...
>> Is it possible to make Intel on-CPU GPU resources to Windows 10?
>> (the box I'm working with has Xeon E5-2640v4 CPUs which should be QuickSync capable)
> I've no idea what QuickSync is, but GPU assignment should would just fine.

It's what Intel calls their GPU on CPU  "stuff"
>> What else do I have to do to take advantage of this?
>> Just load the drivers?
> And before that define <hostdev/> in the domain XML so that libvirt
> enables the PCI assignment. For instance:
>   00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation HD Graphics 530
> (rev 06)
>   <hostdev mode='subsystem' type='pci' managed='yes'>
>     <source>
>       <address domain='0x0000' bus='0x00' slot='0x02' function='0x0'/>
>     </source>
>     <address type='pci' domain='0x0000' bus='0x00' slot='0x04'
> function='0x0'/>
>   </hostdev>

OK -- I'll take a look - but I'm assuming adding that doesn't infer I want to use the device for actual video. The display will still be the SPICE/VNC/WHATEVER that the system thinks it's the official display now.


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