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RE: [Xen-devel] xen 4.2 unstable; HVM;; HD/Network card error

On Tue, 19 Jul 2011, Walter Robert Ditzler wrote:
> hi stefano,
> hi konrad,
> thanks for replying :-) i followed your suggestions and changed the guest
> config file. I have now the following test szenario:
> server01 > should be a debian squeeze 6.0.1a amd64 netinst installation
> server02 > is a successfully installed windows 7 x64 installation
> bellow I paste the both config files. as you can see from the screen shots:
> server01 installation
> *********************
> sh11: server01_debian-installer-1.JPG
> sh12: server01_debian-installer-2.JPG
> sh13: server01_debian-installer-3.JPG
> the debian installation has some difficulties to find a harddisk. strange
> is, that the networkcard was found straight away and I became a dhcp lease
> from my infrastructure.
> server02 installation
> *********************
> sh21: server02_xen_win7.JPG
> the windows has been successfully installed onto my xen guest, but!!!!!
> Q U E S T I O N S
> *****************
> - why do I see my server HP DL320G5 network card and disk controller?
> - I thought, HVM means fully virtualized?! I expected to see something like
> qemu/xen harddrive and qemu/xen network card!?
> - Is here my xen really doing HVM
> - how can I do HVM, I need my guests to be transferred to any different hw
> boxes without need to deal with guest disk and network card drivers?

What exactly are the network card and disk controller that you are
seeing in your guests?

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