Posts Tagged ‘virtio’

Windows guests on the KVM hypervisors can get a very large kick in the pants when it comes to performance if you install the drivers necessary to leverage the VirtIO bus.  So first here are the necessary download links so that you can download the drivers. http://alt.fedoraproject.org/pub/alt/virtio-win/latest/images/bin/virtio-win-1.1.16.iso http://alt.fedoraproject.org/pub/alt/virtio-win/latest/images/ Inside of the ISO we will find […]

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011 at 08:00 | 3 comments
Categories: How To, Linux-KVM

In my previous article KVM Guests: Using Virt-Install to Install Debian and Ubuntu Guests we identified how we can use the virt-install command to create a KVM VM and instead of using an iso or physical cd for the install media we can instead use a boot image from an apt mirror via http.  Now […]

Tuesday, March 8th, 2011 at 08:00 | 1 comment
Categories: How To, Linux-KVM

I like to be able to spin up a VM without looking for CD media so for a while now I have been using ISO images for all of my installs directly, however I found my self scurrying around “digitally” looking for the correct iso in much the same way I used to scurry about […]

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011 at 08:00 | 2 comments
Categories: How To, Linux-KVM
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