cloudstack-users mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From Simon Weller <swel...@ena.com.INVALID>
Subject Re: Windows on KVM - Windows profile with PV drivers vs Other PV?
Date Tue, 09 Apr 2019 14:34:35 GMT
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

Mime
  • Unnamed multipart/related (inline, None, 0 bytes)
View raw message