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shellaslow

QEMU/KVM Win98 PCI VGA Hardware Passthrough

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I am working on trying to get a Win98SE install in a VM (using UnRAID) with passed through "accelerated" hardware PCI or PCIe graphics.  I have tried over half a dozen cards now and still no luck:

S3 Trio 64+ - only boots without driver, without acceleration, or in safe mode -- otherwise auto-reboots into safe mode selection screen.  Tried at least 3 different drivers.  Also could not get it to work / accelerate in XP so I'm guessing this one is a no-go overall (not just Win98).
S3 Virge - only boots without driver, without acceleration, or in safe mode -- otherwise auto-reboots into safe mode selection screen.  Haven't tested it in XP yet.
ATI Rage Pro - Cannot be passed through due to seg fault on VM startup
NVIDIA 7600GS (with modified driver) - Once driver is installed, windows 98 will no longer boot giving  "Windows Protection Error. You need to restart your computer." Works great in XP VM.
NVIDIA 7800GTX  (with modified driver) - Once driver is installed, windows 98 will no longer boot giving  "Windows Protection Error. You need to restart your computer." Works great in XP VM.
NVIDIA 8800GT (with modified driver) - Once driver is installed, windows 98 will no longer boot giving  "Windows Protection Error. You need to restart your computer." Works great in XP VM.
NVIDIA TNT2 - still in the mail, will update when I have tested it.
Cirrus Logic GD5446 - only boots without driver, without acceleration, or in safe mode; however, works great in XP VM, very smooth window dragging, etc.

I would expect at the very least that the Cirrus Logic card would work since that one is working great in XP and isn't using any kind of modified driver or anything, just vanilla.  Does anyone have a VGA adapter card they have managed to pass through to the Win98 VM successfully and have acceleration working?  Any help/thoughts would be appreciated.

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