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Re: FreeBSD HVM guests?

On Tue, May 12, 2009 at 12:16:23AM +0100, Hugo Silva wrote:
> >it would, yes. if there is a FreeBSD PV kernel it would be the
> >best option
> >
> >  
> It does have domU support, altough with some problems - 
> http://wiki.freebsd.org/FreeBSD/Xen
> The servers I have in mind are fairly busy webservers, quad core CPUs, 
> so much for low I/O.
> In your experience, is the slowdown due to HVM unnaceptable? Out of 
> curiosity, could the ne2000 emulated device saturate even a 100mbit link 
> (I'm running on gigabit) ?

The ne2000 emulated device can hardly saturate a 10Mbits link.
The disk I/O is also very slow.

Manuel Bouyer <bouyer%antioche.eu.org@localhost>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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