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Re: [Xen-users] PV vs HVM for PCI-Passthrough

On Mon, 2014-12-15 at 15:09 +0000, Ian Campbell wrote:
> On Sun, 2014-12-14 at 17:26 -0500, symack wrote:
> > Hello Everyone,
> > 
> > 
> > We would like to setup our xen virtual machines on an older server and
> > migrate
> > them over to our production server which supports vt-d. Is it
> > recommended to setup PV or HVM guests.
> It mostly depends on what your requirements for the guest are.
> If your older staging server doesn't do vt-d then doing passthrough to
> an HVM guest isn't possible I think. PV guests don't need VT-d to do
> pasthrough, but it's not as safe.
> > Also, is there any recent up to date documentation
> > on installing xen from source (latest stable) on a gentoo machine.
> Check the Xen wiki, there are guides to installing from source there.
> http://wiki.xen.org/wiki/Category:Gentoo points to a page on
> http://en.gentoo-wiki.com/wiki/Xen but it seems to not be responding,
> maybe it should instead be http://wiki.gentoo.org/wiki/Xen which looks
> quite good (I'm not a gentoo user, so I can't tell if it is accurate,
> but it looks reasonable)

Seems like gentoo-wiki.com has died (according to
http://www.gentoo-wiki.info/), I've changed the link to point to


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