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Re: [Xen-users] [Xen-devel] xen & MacVtap

On Wed, Jan 08, 2014 at 06:22:06PM +0800, topperxin wrote:
>    Hi list
>            As we all know, SR-IOV technology can improve VNIC's performance,
>    while it can not support live migration. I get some information recently
>    that on KVM+Virtio platform, if we use MacVtap + SR-IOV, the live
>    migration could be done successfully. What I want to know is may I
>    configure MacVtap on Xen?
>           Any replies are welcome! Thanks a lot.

I think years ago (2009, perhaps) when SR-IOV was first demoed with Xen
it was demoed with live migration.. it was a mixture of SR-IOV VF + Xen vif.

So with some toolstack/script hackery you can do it. (=use the vif pv driver 
during migration, normally sr-iov vf).

-- Pasi

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