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Re: [Xen-users] [Xen-devel] Virtio on Xen

On Mon, Feb 10, 2014 at 10:04:49AM +0000, Ian Campbell wrote:
> These sorts of questions are more appropriate to the users list, so
> moving there.
> On Fri, 2014-02-07 at 13:19 -0800, Peter X. Gao wrote:
> >        I am new to Xen and I am trying to run Intel DPDK inside a domU
> > with virtio on Xen 4.2. Is it possible to do this? 
> There is no mainline support for virtio under Xen.
> You can find info on the wiki about a GSoC project from a few years back
> which prototyped this for some (but not all) configurations, but this
> was only a prototype and is not ongoing work.

Peter sent an email directly to me, and I redirected him to the list with
the hope that he would state his end goal clearly and get some
suggestions. ;-)


> Why do you want virtio? The Xen PV drivers have been present in mainline
> kernels for many years and are enabled in most distros these days.
> Ian.
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