On Mar 2, 2008, at 9:48 PM, Sai Emrys wrote: > On Sun, Mar 2, 2008 at 11:39 AM, Paul Bennett > <[log in to unmask]> wrote: >>>> Dual-boot is so 1990s. VMware is definitely the new hotness. >>> >>> Does it do hardware graphics acceleration, though, so you can play >>> games that you only have for your secondary operating system? (Or >>> view >>> graphical eye-candy in your window manager, or whatever.) >> >> Current versions don't do direct host graphics access for the >> guest OS. I >> understand it's one of the highest priorities for new features, >> though. It >> would require some pretty clever driver magic in the guest, but >> luckily >> there are some pretty clever people working on the problem. > > This is somewhat better on dual-core processors. > > Take a look at e.g. Parallels. > > - Sai And I don't know about Parallels, but VMware Fusion for Mac has some graphics acceleration support. It might be experimental still; I'm not sure.