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Re: [Xen-users] Improve speed virtual machine

On Sun, Sep 11, 2011 at 02:02:43AM -0400, jim burns wrote:
> On Thu September 29 2011, Pasi Kärkkäinen wrote:
> > Yep, sounds like you're using the emulated realtek rtl8139 nic in the VM.
> > It reports 100 Mbps but it's NOT limited to 100 Mbps, because it's virtual
> > nic.
> > Then again rtl8139 is quite crappy, even when emulated, so you might want to
> > switch to intel e1000 vnic (model=e1000). It's the fastest emulated nic.
> When I tried this, I couldn't find the right driver in WinXP. I tried all the 
> Intel Pro 1000 drivers. What did you use?

Hmm, I can't remember..

Did you check the virtual e1000 nic model, and then get the driver
from intel's support site?

Also: Why not use PV drivers?

-- Pasi

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