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[Xen-devel] Re: New Device Model?

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Subject: [Xen-devel] Re: New Device Model?
From: Anthony Liguori <aliguori@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 19 Jul 2006 11:00:40 -0500
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On Tue, 18 Jul 2006 19:44:44 -0700, Daniel Stekloff wrote:
> 4) Qemu doesn't support the devices necessary - or we need better
> emulation? New emulation will need to be added such as SCSI (which is in
> the qemu tree), e1000, etc. 

You may want to look at the rtl8139 implementation in CVS (specifically,
the new C+ mode).  It supports TSO and checksum offloading.

May at least be worthwhile to evaluate which features from the e1000 are
desirable that the rtl8139 doesn't support (in C+ mode).


Anthony Liguori

> Sorry we aren't further along.
> Thanks,
> Dan

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