[Spice-devel] W8.0 video drivers
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Thu Sep 18 13:46:39 PDT 2014
I saw here https://pve.proxmox.com/wiki/SPICE#Windows_8_64-bit that RH has something available.
I was wondering if they will release that to the "public"...
From: Spice-devel [mailto:spice-devel-bounces at lists.freedesktop.org] On Behalf Of David Jaša
Sent: Wednesday, September 17, 2014 11:46 AM
Cc: Spice Devel
Subject: Re: [Spice-devel] W8.0 video drivers
On Út, 2014-09-16 at 20:46 -0700, ToddAndMargo wrote:
> On 09/15/2014 11:51 PM, David Jaša wrote:
> > Hi,
> > there is no QXL driver for Windows 8 available yet. The QXL driver
> > is built on top of XPDM API that is not available in Windows 8
> > anymore. The new QXL driver based on more recent WDDM API is not
> > available yet unfortunately so you're stuck with vga driver on Windows 8 guests.
> > David
> > On Po, 2014-09-15 at 14:14 -0700, ToddAndMargo wrote:
> >> Hi All,
> >> Is there a way to get the guest additions
> >> (spice-guest-tools-0.74.exe) to work with the original Windows 8.0
> >> (no service packs, just Frankenstein himself off the OEM CD). I am
> >> trying to get the video driver to install and it keeps telling me I
> >> have the wrong version of Windows.
> >> Many thanks,
> >> -T
> Hi David,
> Do you know if we will have video drivers for Son-of-Frankenstein
> (Windows 9)?
no but qxl device should work there in vga mode just fine IMO.
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