VirtualBox 2D acceleration
rnejdl at ringofsaturn.com
Wed Sep 29 22:09:05 UTC 2010
On Wed, 29 Sep 2010 16:27:24 -0500 (CDT), "Sean C. Farley"
<scf at FreeBSD.org> wrote:
> On Wed, 29 Sep 2010, Rusty Nejdl wrote:
>> On Sat, 25 Sep 2010 20:21:31 -0500 (CDT), "Sean C. Farley"
>> <scf at freebsd.org> wrote:
>>> Here is a patch that adds 2D acceleration. I am not sure if the
>>> VirtualBox_LIBS.freebsd line is needed or not, but it does not cause
>>> any apparent regressions. I tested this with the Nvidia driver, and
>>> it shows improvement within the VM. I do not know how other drivers
>>> will work. EXA may be required over XAA.
>>> If the patch does not make it through the mailing list filter, it
>>> can also be found here:
>> I've been testing this since you sent it out on 64bit FreeBSD and
>> have seen no issues whatsoever. Not sure about how much speed up
>> though but no stability issues.
> That is good to hear.
Just found the enable 2d acceleration checkbox. I only works for
Windows clients that you have installed the 2d acceleration drivers.
Using it for Diablo II has a noticeable improvement. No mouse
stuttering that I have seen since then.
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