Re: OT: Keyboards (< computer keyboard advertisement mentions Quenya)
|From:||Eric Christopherson <rakko@...>|
|Date:||Monday, March 3, 2008, 4:03|
On Mar 2, 2008, at 9:48 PM, Sai Emrys wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 2, 2008 at 11:39 AM, Paul Bennett
> <paul.w.bennett@...> wrote:
>>>> Dual-boot is so 1990s. VMware is definitely the new hotness.
>>> Does it do hardware graphics acceleration, though, so you can play
>>> games that you only have for your secondary operating system? (Or
>>> graphical eye-candy in your window manager, or whatever.)
>> Current versions don't do direct host graphics access for the
>> guest OS. I
>> understand it's one of the highest priorities for new features,
>> though. It
>> would require some pretty clever driver magic in the guest, but
>> there are some pretty clever people working on the problem.
> This is somewhat better on dual-core processors.
> Take a look at e.g. Parallels.
> - Sai
And I don't know about Parallels, but VMware Fusion for Mac has some
graphics acceleration support. It might be experimental still; I'm