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From Nux! <...@li.nux.ro>
Subject Re: Windows on KVM - Windows profile with PV drivers vs Other PV?
Date Wed, 10 Apr 2019 13:21:51 GMT
Thanks, I'll try to run as little Windows as possible. :)

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----- Original Message -----
> From: "Andrija Panic" <andrija.panic@gmail.com>
> To: "users" <users@cloudstack.apache.org>
> Cc: "dev" <dev@cloudstack.apache.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, 10 April, 2019 12:11:13
> Subject: Re: Windows on KVM - Windows profile with PV drivers vs Other PV?

> No problem - just don't run (busy) Windows Server 2008 R2 or older without
> Hyper-V Enlightenments   - Simon found that bringing a bit of performance
> benefits were important (and of course it is), but for me (in my previous
> job role), I found more important things being the stability brought for
> Windows Server 2008 R2 (lot's of those) - which was doing crazy amount of
> BSOD on busy servers.
> 
> Anyhow, good thing to have.
> 
> On Wed, 10 Apr 2019 at 11:57, Nux! <nux@li.nux.ro> wrote:
> 
>> Thanks, good to know (though I am on 4.11 lts)!
>>
>> --
>> Sent from the Delta quadrant using Borg technology!
>>
>> Nux!
>> www.nux.ro
>>
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> > From: "Simon Weller" <sweller@ena.com.INVALID>
>> > To: "dev" <dev@cloudstack.apache.org>
>> > Cc: "users" <users@cloudstack.apache.org>
>> > Sent: Tuesday, 9 April, 2019 15:34:35
>> > Subject: Re: Windows on KVM - Windows profile with PV drivers vs Other
>> PV?
>>
>> > Lucian,
>> >
>> > Windows PV also enables the KVM HyperV Enlightenment features for
>> Windows guests
>> > on 4.12.
>> >
>> >
>> https://www.lfasiallc.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/Use-Hyper-V-Enlightenments-to-Increase-KVM-VM-Performance_Density_Chao-Peng.pdf
>> >
>> > You can also change the disk controller when creating a template -
>> >
>> > [cid:1f21ed36-1c9c-401a-bbf2-34bc7b4ce61a]
>> >
>> > -Si
>> >
>> > ________________________________
>> > From: Nux! <nux@li.nux.ro>
>> > Sent: Tuesday, April 9, 2019 8:53 AM
>> > To: dev
>> > Cc: users
>> > Subject: Re: Windows on KVM - Windows profile with PV drivers vs Other
>> PV?
>> >
>> > Ok, turns out there's a "Windows PV" profile that sorts out my problem.
>> Didn't
>> > see that initially.
>> >
>> > --
>> > Sent from the Delta quadrant using Borg technology!
>> >
>> > Nux!
>> > www.nux.ro
>> >
>> > ----- Original Message -----
>> >> From: "Nux!" <nux@li.nux.ro>
>> >> To: "dev" <dev@cloudstack.apache.org>
>> >> Cc: "users" <users@cloudstack.apache.org>
>> >> Sent: Tuesday, 9 April, 2019 14:26:40
>> >> Subject: Windows on KVM - Windows profile with PV drivers vs Other PV?
>> >
>> >> Hi,
>> >>
>> >> I'm trying to add some Windows templates to my test cloud and by using
>> the
>> >> "Windows Server 2016" I end up with Intel 1000 NICs instead of virtio
>> ones;
>> >> this is a bit suboptimal.
>> >>
>> >> When I add the template initially I can see I can specify a type of
>> storage -
>> >> virtio-scsi is what I need, however I can't do the same for the network
>> >> devices.
>> >>
>> >> What does the community recommend here? Any way to force virtio devices
>> on the
>> >> Windows Server profile or should I go for "Other PV" profiles for
>> Windows
>> >> guests?
>> >>
>> >> --
>> >> Sent from the Delta quadrant using Borg technology!
>> >>
>> >> Nux!
>> > > www.nux.ro
>>
> 
> 
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> 
> Andrija Panić

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