RE: [fedora-virt] how can i verify that HW extensions are being used?

mike.hinz at mike.hinz at
Thu Apr 16 20:02:23 UTC 2009

Glad I'm not crazy!  Someone else sees the same thing...

So, do you still want bug reports on this?



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-----Original Message-----
From: "Robert P. J. Day" <rpjday at>
Sent: Thursday, April 16, 2009 2:42pm
To: "Mike Hinz" <mike.hinz at>
Cc: "'Mark McLoughlin'" <markmc at>, "Fedora Virtualization Mailing List" <fedora-virt at>
Subject: RE: [fedora-virt] how can i verify that HW extensions are being used?

On Thu, 16 Apr 2009, Mike Hinz wrote:

> It also acts differently than a normal Fedora 11 beta install on
> physical HW in that it asks you for some network adapter info and it
> appears to me, to install entirely from the network as the lights on
> lab switch goes nuts as does the network activity light on my server
> AND I see essentially zero activity on the DVD drive on the server.

  good lord, he's right.  at the moment, during a fresh install, my
network is going bananas with traffic to/from  the install DVD isn't being used.  what's up
with *that*?


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