Hardware Virtualization with KVM & Windows

Mark Haney mhaney at ercbroadband.org
Wed Jan 14 20:37:44 UTC 2009

Alex Katebi wrote:
> Hi,
>   I am planning to create a Windows-XP virtual guest for my son on my Intel
> Quad machine. He wants to play the WoW video game on it. I am going to use
> virt-install & KVM to create the virtual guest machine. In order to run WoW,
> one needs a pretty good video card, and I have that. It is a Nvidia 9500 GT
> with 1 gig mem. How can I create the guest OS to use the hardware video card
> instead of a cheap virtual one? Any comments are welcome.
> Thanks in advance!
> -Alex

You should be able to install the video card driver in the guest OS just
as if XP was the only system on that hardware. I've never had trouble
with that before.

Frustra laborant quotquot se calculationibus fatigant pro inventione
quadraturae circuli

Mark Haney
Sr. Systems Administrator
ERC Broadband
(828) 350-2415

Call (866) ERC-7110 for after hours support

More information about the ubuntu-users mailing list