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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.

AIUI MacVtap runs in emulation mode and connects to VirtIO to implement
the feature you want. That would mean you also need to use VirtIO
network driver for Xen's HVM domain, if you manage to configure MacVtap
for Xen.

Basically that means a configuration that nobody ever tried. Good luck.


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