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Re: Xen GPLPV driver [ Re: new system configuration advice wanted ]
Hello. This is probably a FAQ question, but is it possible to have
NetBSD on one virtual console of a laptop or desktop and Windows , running
in Xen, on another? Or, are you accessing Windows solely through vnc?
On Jan 18, 11:07pm, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
} Subject: Xen GPLPV driver [ Re: new system configuration advice wanted ]
} For the record, I finally got the Xen GPLPV driver to work with a NetBSD
} dom0. NetBSD was not the problem here :)
} Here's what I found:
} - the driver fails on a stock win XP or 2003; even installing only the Xen PCI
} driver gives a blue screen on reboot.
} - After installing the service pack 2 *and* .net framework 2.0 I could
} install the drivers.
} - the first installation of the drivers hang: Xen PCI is installed, the
} block and network devices are found, but no drivers are installed for
} them and the MSI seems to stall here. reboot the domU, restart the driver
} install, and this time the installation will complete. After a second
} you'll have working PV drivers.
} There is a noticeable performance improvement. The main important point for
} me is that now, the qemu-dm process uses nearly 0% CPU in the dom0.
} Manuel Bouyer <bouyer%antioche.eu.org@localhost>
} NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference
>-- End of excerpt from Manuel Bouyer
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