I did a lot of reading last night after reading the responses and came to the
same conclusion. Darn. Thanks
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On Thu, May 10, 2012 at 7:54 AM, Paulo Sampaio
> Hello Wade,
> Unfortunately virtualbox only suports direct access to your processor, not
> you graphics driver or any other component of* your computer, everything is
> virtualized. You can try other virtualization solutions, but as far as i
> know, only the processor can be accessed directly.
> Paulo Sampaio
> 2012/5/9 Lucio M Nicolosi <email@example.com>
>> On Wed, May 9, 2012 at 10:01 PM, Ric Moore <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> > On 05/09/2012 07:25 PM, Wade Smart wrote:
>> >> I have a duel dvi nvidia graphics card Im using with ubuntu 10.04.
>> >> I have virtualbox installed with WinXP. I have a program that needs
>> >> access to this video card. In XP Device Manager it says Video
>> >> Controller
>> >> is not installed. When I run the card install cd, it says, "The VGA
>> >> detected
>> >> seems not XFX's product. Please go to nvidia.com to get the driver for
>> >> the
>> >> other NVIDIA VGA."
>> >> Im not even sure I can do what Im trying to do.
>> > To get it running in XP or Linux?? There is a difference between the
>> > drivers. Just use jockey for Ubuntu to install it, then use nvidia-setup
>> > to
>> > adjust the configuration file (/etc/X11/xorg.conf)
>> > that it will create for you. Easy peasy.
>> > Then use whatever nvidia supplies you for your XP side.
>> > The reason for not using a .run file directly from nVidia is that their
>> > installer uses different locations of it's libraries than Ubunto uses.
>> > Jockey will do the skull sweat for you, for Ubuntu. Jockey will be named
>> > "Additional Drivers" on your menu list.
>> Windows XP running inside VirtualBox over Linux will not access by
>> default the actual Video Controler, but the VirtualBox Graphics
>> adaptor, a virtual device.
>> Perhaps you could check in VirtualBox documents if there's any option
>> for an *alternative configuration.
>> Lucio M. Nicolosi, Eng.
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