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From: Avi Kivity <avi-atKUWr5tajBWk0Htik3J/w <at> public.gmane.org>
Subject: Re: paravirtual drivers?
Newsgroups: gmane.comp.emulators.kvm.devel
Date: Thursday 12th April 2007 09:49:03 UTC (over 11 years ago)
Tomasz Chmielewski wrote:
> As I understand, fully virtualized KVM guests (on Intel VT or AMD-V) can 
> perform with near native speeds only when it comes to the CPU - because 
> the things like network or block device are basically emulated.
>
>
> Among many changes, KVM in 2.6.21 has "Initial paravirtualization 
> support, which has much faster performance", and is based on KVM-15.
>
>
> At least two PV drivers are needed:
> - network
> - block device
>
>
> What is the state of these PV drivers now? Is it usable on Linux now?
>   

We (Qumranet) have Linux paravirtual network support working, but not 
ready for general consumption yet.

> Are Windows PV drivers planned, too? If yes, who is going to take the 
> lead here (Qumranet, community, not decided yet etc.?).
>   

We also have Windows network drivers.

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error compiling committee.c: too many arguments to function


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