[vbox-dev] VirtualBox without 3D acceleration enabled vs self compiled Mesa

Divick Kishore divick.kishore at gmail.com
Wed Apr 24 02:38:31 PDT 2013

Hi Michael,

> The VMWare SVGA3D driver is based on the Gallium3D driver framework (and
> comes as part of the Mesa driver collection), whereas the VirtualBox 3D
> driver is based on the Chromium OpenGL proxy tool.  I don't think that has
> changed for either from first release until now.

So essentially there are two ways of achieving 3D acceleration on
Virtual Box? One via the SVGA3D drivers which probably provide access
to GPU and other via Chromium?

Thanks for your reply,

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