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Kubevirt GPU Device Plugin

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Kubernetes Device Plugin built to be used for Kubevirt. Kubevirt is a Kubernetes based technology that provides a unified development platform where users can build, modify, and deploy applications residing in both Application Containers as well as VMs.



Latest Tag



September 1, 2023

Compressed Size

152.14 MB

Multinode Support


Multi-Arch Support


v1.2.2 (Latest) Scan Results

Linux / amd64


This is a kubernetes device plugin that can discover and expose GPUs and vGPUs on a kubernetes node. This device plugin will enable to launch GPU attached Kubevirt VMs in your kubernetes cluster. Its specifically developed to serve Kubevirt workloads in a Kubernetes cluster.


  • Discovers Nvidia GPUs which are bound to VFIO-PCI driver and exposes them as devices available to be attached to VM in pass through mode.
  • Discovers Nvidia vGPUs configured on a kubernetes node and exposes them to be attached to Kubevirt VMs
  • Performs basic health check on the GPU on a kubernetes node.


  • Need to have Nvidia GPU configured for GPU pass through or vGPU. Details about this can be found here
  • Kubernetes version should be greater than equal to v1.11

Future Work

  • Improve the healthcheck mechanism for GPUs with VFIO-PCI drivers