[CentOS] General question about understanding PCI passthrough

Fri Jan 23 18:45:54 UTC 2015
Gordon Messmer <gordon.messmer at gmail.com>

On 01/23/2015 09:24 AM, Jeff Boyce wrote:
> 1.  If you use PCI passthrough on a graphics card to allow a virtual
> guest direct access to the graphics card for it use, does the host still
> have use of the graphics card also?


> 2.  Or, once you pass it to the guest, the host can then no longer use
> it and has to rely on base level motherboard graphics?  It looks from my
> reading that using PCI passthrough you can make the graphics card
> available to multiple guest simultaneously, but it seemed to imply that
> the host could no longer use it.

The card will be available to just one host.