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

On Wed, Jan 08, 2014 at 06:44:05PM +0000, Wei Liu wrote:
> 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.
> :-)

Do you know what would be needed to make MacVtap run with Xen's drivers?

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