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Re: [Xen-users] Specifying a different qemu machine emulation

On Wed, 2015-03-18 at 16:19 -0700, Chris Takemura wrote:
> Hello,
> We've been suffering from certain problems with QEMU emulated device
> crashes (as described in the thread
> at https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2015-03/msg03413.html) and, 
> as suggested in that thread, we'd like to try using different QEMU emulated 
> devices.  I've looked at the xl disk specification doc, but I don't see any 
> mechanism for doing that.
> How can I avoid using the LSI scsi device?

Can you find PV drivers for your guest kernel? Those would perform
better than any of the emulated options.

>   We have 4 IDE devices provided by the emulated machine, and we've
> been using scsi for further devices. If we can switch to a machine
> with sata, that would probably solve the problem.  So would a
> different emulated scsi controller.
> Thanks,
> -- 
> chris
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