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Re: [Xen-users] HVM and network interfaces passthrought (without hardware pci passthrought)

Am 11.08.2012 19:57, schrieb cedivad:
I would like to know if there is a way to "passthrought" the network
interfaces that are phisically connected to dom0, eg, an additional pci card
connected to the mb.

I only understand a little about bridging, routing etc.

Thank you a lot.

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so you can not Passtrough PCI Devices to a HVM guest without an IOMMU because Direct Memory Access (DMA) is managed with physical addresses. What you could do is passtrough a USB device with a few contraints. For this look on this page: http://wiki.xen.org/xenwiki/XenUSBPassthrough

When you don't have an IOMMU you only can passtrough PCI devices to a PV DomU so a Linux, BSD or Solaris.

For giving an answer if it also would be possible to solve your problem with other methods it would be helpful to know, which specific problem you have.

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