Yep, needed changes seem to got included into 4.16-rc1 release candidate
12.02.2018, 08:31, "Gizmo Chicken" <gizmochicken(a)gmail.com>:
Tina Zhang (10):
drm/i915: Object w/o backing storage is banned by -ENXIO
drm/i915: Introduce GEM proxy
drm/i915/gvt: Add opregion support
drm/i915/gvt: Add framebuffer decoder support
vfio: ABI for mdev display dma-buf operation
drm/i915/gvt: Dmabuf support for GVT-g
drm/i915/gvt: Handle orphan dmabuf_objs
drm/i915/gvt: Introduce KBL to dma-buf on Gvt-g
drm/i915/gvt: Free dmabuf_obj list in intel_vgpu_dmabuf_cleanup
drm/i915/gvt: Refine dmabuf_obj cleanup process
On Tue, Jan 23, 2018 at 8:43 PM, Zhang, Tina <tina.zhang(a)intel.com> wrote:
> "Dma-buf support for Gvt-g" feature is queued for kernel 4.16 merge
> Technically, this feature is able to support both remote display and local display
which depends on how to use it in userspace.
> Qemu UI maintainer has cooked patches to use this feature for both remote/local
display, which would be pushed to QEMU upstream after "Dmabuf support for Gvt-g"
gets landed in kernel.
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: iGVT-g [mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf Of Gizmo Chicken
>> Sent: Monday, January 22, 2018 8:47 AM
>> To: Alex Ivanov <gnidorah(a)ya.ru>
>> Cc: igvt-g(a)lists.01.org
>> Subject: Re: [iGVT-g] ETA for local graphics support?
>> According to an article on Phoronix:
>> "It's also looking like Linux 4.16 is when Intel GVT-g will be playing
>> local VMs using GTK/SDL when paired with the changes that should be working
>> their way into QEMU 2.12."
>> See https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=Intel-i915-
>> But, yep, I hope that we'll get an official update from Intel soon.
>> On Sat, Jan 20, 2018 at 11:50 AM, Alex Ivanov <gnidorah(a)ya.ru> wrote:
>> > Hello.
>> >> GVT-g only supports remote display not local display by this release.
>> > What is the estimated time of arrival for local graphics feature?
>> > Thanks,
>> > Alex
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