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Re: [Xen-users] e1000 gig nic howto?

To: "Fajar A. Nugraha" <list@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-users] e1000 gig nic howto?
From: chris <tknchris@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 14 Feb 2011 18:46:33 -0500
Cc: "Xen-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx" <Xen-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, "Smithies, Russell" <Russell.Smithies@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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that version of xen he mentioned is ancient as well i cant imagine
running win2k8 on that

On Mon, Feb 14, 2011 at 6:41 PM, Fajar A. Nugraha <list@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 15, 2011 at 6:34 AM, Smithies, Russell
> <Russell.Smithies@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Spent a day searching and nothing has worked so far.
>> Switching to KVM so hopefully that will fix it ;-)
> Really?
> I'd be surprised if it works in KVM, as both are based on QEMU.
> IMHO, instead of e1000, I'd simply use the PV network drivers: virtio
> for KVM, or GPLPV (http://meadowcourt.org/downloads/) for Xen (it
> works great for 2k8R2 last time I check, but installing it needs some
> special steps).
> --
> Fajar
>> --Russell
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Fajar A. Nugraha [mailto:list@xxxxxxxxx]
>>> Sent: Tuesday, 15 February 2011 12:28 p.m.
>>> To: Smithies, Russell
>>> Cc: Xen-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>> Subject: Re: [Xen-users] e1000 gig nic howto?
>>> On Tue, Feb 15, 2011 at 4:07 AM, Smithies, Russell
>>> <Russell.Smithies@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> > We have a 10Gbps connection to our server so I need to be able to
>>> create VMs using the faster e1000 nics instead of the default Realtek
>>> 100Mbps ones but I'm not sure how to go about it.
>>> > Is there a walkthrough or "howto" or can someone point me at some
>>> simple instructions?
>>> > I'm using xen-3.0.3-105.el5_5.5 and Centos 5.5 kernel 2.6.18-
>>> 194.32.1.el5.centos.plusxen
>>> > VMs are Windows Server 2k8R2
>>> This is on top of Google's result for "xen vif e1000":
>>> http://download.oracle.com/docs/cd/E11081_01/doc/doc.21/e10898/template
>>> s.htm
>>> I'm sure there's an equivalent RHEL/Centos documentation somewhere if
>>> you look hard enough :D
>>> --
>>> Fajar
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