video card for new computer

Ralf Mardorf silver.bullet at zoho.com
Sun Dec 17 04:29:32 UTC 2017


On Sat, 16 Dec 2017 18:11:11 -0700, Stuart McGraw wrote:
>Are there any special issues that come up with Nvidia or AMD video
>cards in a VM environment (VirtualBox in my case) beyond those the
>come up on bare metal?

There shouldn't been issues, but in my experiences it's better to use
the binary from the Oracle website, instead of a version compiled
against distro packages.
An example for a graphic issue: https://bugs.archlinux.org/task/50120
Usually virtualbox from a distro's repositories doesn't suffer from such
a graphic issues, but very often USB is more fishy when using
virtualboxn from e.g. Arch Linux or Ubuntu repositories, than when using
the Oracle binary.




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