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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 09:57:35 GMT
Thanks, good to know (though I am on 4.11 lts)!

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----- 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.
> 
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> 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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