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Re: FreeBSD HVM guests?

Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> 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.

It does. netperf measurements showed me 20MBit with 64k TCP buffer size.


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