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RE: [Xen-devel] GPLPV drivers for windows 0.9.12-pre3

To: "David Parsley" <parsley@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: RE: [Xen-devel] GPLPV drivers for windows 0.9.12-pre3
From: "James Harper" <james.harper@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 14 Nov 2008 11:15:54 +1100
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Thread-topic: [Xen-devel] GPLPV drivers for windows 0.9.12-pre3
> On Thu, Nov 13, 2008 at 6:30 AM, James Harper
> <james.harper@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > I've just uploaded 0.9.12-pre3 to www.meadowcourt.org/downloads
> >
> > It fixes some save/restore problems for me which means migration
> > work.
> >
> > Also implemented is some rx irq moderation code. It's off by default
> > can be enabled in the advanced settings of the adapter. I haven't
> > done any real performance testing, but I imagine it will need some
> > tweaking to be effective.
> >
> > All feedback appreciated.
> I had tried the GPL PV drivers a while back on a VM, and they're still
> installed.  Is it necessary to uninstall old drivers before upgrading
> to new?  Are there still instructions for manual uninstall available
> somewhere?  I tried installing the last release, and my VM
> bluescreened on boot, but it's fine (if slow) booting without /GPLPV.

Could be multiple reasons for that. What version did you have installed

> I'd love to try these on my VM, but it would be nice to have some kind
> of README on install issues, the /GPLPV boot flag, etc.   Maybe that
> exists, I just don't know where to find it?
> Thanks a ton for all your work on this, these drivers are sorely


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