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The past three weeks have been spent trying to get the last piece in my multi-gaming VMware ESXi virtual machine server efforts across the finish line: getting the KVM controller/switch to work. At first, I thought it would […]

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Woohoo, I made it! Let’s recap where we are and what I have running: Windows 10 Pro VM running on the free version of VMWare ESXi 7 vSphere Xeon Silver 2.20 GHz 8 vCPUs (max for free ESXi) […]

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Finding an appropriate graphics card, the right supporting server hardware and actually getting the graphic card to output to a monitor took a couple of weeks. But, the actual setting changes required to get it all to work […]

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My NVIDIA GTX 1060 (6GB) GPU seems to be installed properly in the PowerEdge T640, although I have no way to test it. I used this link to guide me in my effort to passthrough my GPU in […]

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At this point, I’ve had the server up and running for several weeks. One of the Not Lawlors told me about a game called Genshin Impact that he thinks I’ll like because I LOVE Breath of the Wild. […]

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It seems completely feasible to have two gaming VMs coexist with some run-of-the-mill Home Lab stuff along with maybe a couple of other lightly used VMs. The idea is to use some low-cost KVM technology to connect the […]

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As the “W” in “Wife Approval Factor,” Chief Technologist and Interior Decorator, I clamped on to the idea of running multiple gaming virtual machines on one beefy server as if the fate of the world depended on it. […]