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KVM Guests: Install VirtIO Drivers for Windows Guests

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…

Linux-KVM: Managing KVM Guests Using Virt-Manager on Windows

When I first started using KVM, I was quite disappointed with the graphical management abilities of KVM.  Basically if you want to manage via the command line KVM is a fantasical dream world where anything is possible and it is all “musical sunshine” and “double rainbows” but if you want…