Intel Q35/Q45 fb driver?

Adam Jackson ajax at
Wed Oct 7 08:03:45 PDT 2009

On Tue, 2009-10-06 at 14:04 -0700, McDonald, Michael-p7438c wrote:
> > > > Which is pretty dire.  You could just run the app in the vm 
> > > > but display on the host's X server
> > > 
> > > Nope, that would violate security requirements for separation.
> > 
> > Then I have trouble understanding how a framebuffer driver 
> > would make it any better.
> The frame buffer driver has nothing to do with security. It is hoped
> that it will improve performance. Having multiple single level shared
> memory regions, one per guest, is the core of the security model.

I don't see how it would improve performance either.  Which memcpy
would it let you elide?

- ajax
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