QEMU Manager

By Doug Schaefer

Shh, I’m supposed to be working, don’t tell my boss ;)

I wrote in a previous entry about the VirtualBox SDK,
and the potential for using that SDK to add 3d graphics support. I was
pretty excited. All I needed to do was create a DLL that could be
loaded into the VirtualBox I used for running Linux on my Windows
laptop. Well, I tried a simple example, but could never get the DLL to
load. Looking at the source code for VirtualBox, I noticed that there’s
a "hardened" mode for building it. For security, it prevents rogue DLLs
from getting loaded. I guess my DLL looked pretty rogue :( . And the complexity of building VirtualBox myself scared me off.

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