[libvirt-users] What to configure for a guest with 2.2. kernel ...

Stefan G. Weichinger lists at xunil.at
Tue Oct 9 09:13:03 UTC 2012

Am 08.10.2012 23:28, schrieb Eric Blake:

> This is a question for virt-manager, which is a package built on
> top of libvirt, and maintained on the virt-tools-list at redhat.com
> [cc'd, in case someone wants to add more details to this thread].
> That said, my understanding is that the only use virt-manager makes
> of these designations is knowing in advance whether your guest is
> able to support virtio out of the box (newer Linux builds do, older
> ones don't), to know whether to expose the disk image to the guest
> as virtio (faster) or as scsi (slower, but portable to more
> guests).  Choosing other/generic is always safe, if you later want
> to tweak things to see if virtio was supported after all.

Thanks for your feedback and the information.
Changed my VM yesterday and did some other configuration ... I will
see how my customer likes the current setup.

Otherwise I will return to virt-tools-list at redhat.com for more
questions ...


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