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Re: [Xen-users] e1000 gig nic howto?

On Tue, Feb 15, 2011 at 6:34 AM, Smithies, Russell
<Russell.Smithies@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Spent a day searching and nothing has worked so far.
> Switching to KVM so hopefully that will fix it ;-)

I'd be surprised if it works in KVM, as both are based on QEMU.

IMHO, instead of e1000, I'd simply use the PV network drivers: virtio
for KVM, or GPLPV (http://meadowcourt.org/downloads/) for Xen (it
works great for 2k8R2 last time I check, but installing it needs some
special steps).


> --Russell
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Fajar A. Nugraha [mailto:list@xxxxxxxxx]
>> Sent: Tuesday, 15 February 2011 12:28 p.m.
>> To: Smithies, Russell
>> Cc: Xen-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> Subject: Re: [Xen-users] e1000 gig nic howto?
>> On Tue, Feb 15, 2011 at 4:07 AM, Smithies, Russell
>> <Russell.Smithies@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> > We have a 10Gbps connection to our server so I need to be able to
>> create VMs using the faster e1000 nics instead of the default Realtek
>> 100Mbps ones but I'm not sure how to go about it.
>> > Is there a walkthrough or "howto" or can someone point me at some
>> simple instructions?
>> > I'm using xen-3.0.3-105.el5_5.5 and Centos 5.5 kernel 2.6.18-
>> 194.32.1.el5.centos.plusxen
>> > VMs are Windows Server 2k8R2
>> This is on top of Google's result for "xen vif e1000":
>> http://download.oracle.com/docs/cd/E11081_01/doc/doc.21/e10898/template
>> s.htm
>> I'm sure there's an equivalent RHEL/Centos documentation somewhere if
>> you look hard enough :D
>> --
>> Fajar

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