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Re: [Xen-users] Windows 2012 + GPLPV

10. 6. 2014 v 12:02, Steffen Heil (Mailinglisten) <lists@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>:

> But reading such questions on the list I always wondered: What would be the 
> advantage of the gpl pv drivers?

ACPI shutdown?

> Windows 2012 and up (and iirc Windows 2008r2) has drivers for virtual devices 
> (for hyper-v) that seem to work just fine.
> I can download and store at least 30 MByte/s without special drivers.
> It even seems a lot better with "viridian = 1" on Xen 4.4.
> So what is the big advantage?

We're using gplpv since windows 2000 and it never was a big deal (=always 
worked and boosted performance) until some problems with 2008 and that what I 
described in my previous e-mail with Windows 2012.

To be honest, I've never compared performance between non-gplpv and 

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