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Re: Xen Dom0 vs. DomU disk I/O
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Stephan <stephanwib%googlemail.com@localhost> schrieb:
>Well, when I set up a vnd device backed by a sparse file on ffs and
>another ffs filesystem on it, I barely see any speed loss on it (80 -
sparse by principe / usually should be slower then plain files as virtual disk
backends as there is additional overhead to handle.
There are also many other hypervisors operating on plain
Yes, but using file backed disks is usually significantly slower then "real"
partitions / disks - independently from the type of Hypervisor. This is OK as
long as performance efficiency is not a goal for a VM.
>Either way, I have to reinstall my box with another slice for my
>It would be nice if anyone could provide some data from a NetBSD dom0
>instead of a Linux one.
Sorry, did not have any NetBSD Dom0 yet anymore (as i need further hardware
access to the metal not offered by NetBSD) - but the principes with file based
disks should be the same.
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