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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Add I/O hypercalls for i386 paravirt
    Chris Wright wrote:
    > * James Courtier-Dutton (James@superbug.co.uk) wrote:
    >> If one could directly expose a device to the guest, this feature could
    >> be extremely useful for me.
    >> Is it possible? How would it manage to handle the DMA bus mastering?
    >
    > Yes it's possible (Xen supports pci pass through). Without an IOMMU
    > (like Intel VT-d or AMD IOMMU) it's not DMA safe.
    >
    > thanks,
    > -chris

    Ok, so I need to get a new CPU like the Intel Core Duo that has VT
    features? I have an old Pentium 4 at the moment, without any VT features.

    Kind Regards

    James


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