[PVE-User] problem adding a graphics driver

Gilberto Nunes gilberto.nunes32 at gmail.com
Thu Mar 26 21:35:57 CET 2015


Perhaps this may help you

https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=162768

2015-03-26 17:18 GMT-03:00 David Rice <David.Rice at imaginelearning.com>:

>  Hi Lindsay,
>
>  Thank you for your email.  I tried Spice but realized that the VM has to
> recognize the video adapter to work with the program I need run.  It uses
> Unity Web Player which requires a better video card than the Standard VGA
> Adapter.  Ultimately the tests will be run without using a viewer from one
> VM to another (eggPlant).  You said that you wouldn't mess with the PCI
> Passthrough.  I wonder if anyone has tried and got it to work.
>
>  Daivd Rice
>  ------------------------------
> *From:* pve-user [pve-user-bounces at pve.proxmox.com] on behalf of Lindsay
> Mathieson [lindsay.mathieson at gmail.com]
> *Sent:* Wednesday, March 25, 2015 10:20 PM
> *To:* ProxMox Users
> *Subject:* Re: [PVE-User] problem adding a graphics driver
>
>
> On 26 March 2015 at 09:05, David Rice <David.Rice at imaginelearning.com>
> wrote:
>
>> When I look at the Display Adapters installed in the Windows 7 VM it says
>> I have:
>> Standard VGA Graphics Adapter
>> VNC Mirror Driver
>>
>>  When I try to update the Display driver(
>> https://downloadcenter.intel.com/download/24329/Intel-HD-Graphics-Driver-for-7-8-8-1-64-bit)
>>  first to Intel HD Graphics 4600 it gives me the following error:
>> This computer does not meet the minimum requirements for installing the
>> software.
>>
>
>
>  Unless you are using PCI passthrough (a different subject altogether and
> quite tricky), then your VM's virtual hardware is quite unrelated to the
> physical hardware it is running on.
>
>  By default its just a simple emulated VGA card. If you want ok video
> performance that scales to decent resolutions then you need to use the
> Spice Virtual Hardware and drivers.
>
>  - Shut the VM down
>
>  From the Proxmox Web InterfaceI:
>  - Edit its Display in the Hardware Tab
>  - Set it to SPICE (Qxl)
>  - Start the VM
>
>  In the VM itself, install the Spice Guest Tools
> -
> http://www.spice-space.org/download/windows/spice-guest-tools/spice-guest-tools-0.74.exe
>  - Reboot VM is Required
>
>  To *view* the VM's console, use the spice remote-viewer. That depends on
> what client system you are using to view the VM. For windows use the
> virt-viewer MSI available here:
>  - http://virt-manager.org/download/
>
>  ignore the virt-manager stuff.
>
>
>  Remote Viewer and SPICE support nice things like dynamic resizing of the
> VM console. USB devices can be passed trhough.
>
>  Caveats:
>  - You'll never get game quality performance via spice, for that you'll
> probably need to do PCI passthrough of the host video card. Personally I
> wouldn't bother with that.
>
>
>  An alternative to using SPICE  onto a windows vm is to just use remote
> desktop (RDP), that works very well, but you do need to know the
> hostname/ip address of the VM.
>
> --
> Lindsay
>
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