Just as physical computers, virtual machines are build around a central chipset.
i440fx virtual chipset is a legacy chipset, compatible with PCI.
Q35 virtual chipset is based on a modern chipset, compatible with PCI-Express.
virt virtual chipset is the most modern chipset, compatible with PCI-Express. It only supports virtio-devices.
|Firmware||SeaBIOS / OVMF||SeaBIOS / OVMF||OVMF ? / RHF|
|Virtual Function I/O||No||Yes||Yes|
Q35chipsets are currently supported by Phyllome OS. Early support for the
virtmodel is expected for the Beta version