2011/2/23 Fajar A. Nugraha <list@xxxxxxxxx>:
> On Wed, Feb 23, 2011 at 10:39 AM, Ciro Iriarte <cyruspy@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Hi, I've been using Xen for quite a while, but always with Linux
>> ParaVirtual domUs. Recently somebody asked me about Windows support as
>> domU on Xen, and I always had this doubt, are all the PV drivers de
>> same?, I know there are at least three, the ones from Citrix, the VMDP
>> from Novell and GPLPV drivers
>> Are all of them compatible with Xen 4?, all of them provide the same
>> functions/performance?, what's the general rule of thumb on this
> In the past, other drivers (at least Citrix and Redhat) is somewhat of
> a hassle to install. For example, you used to have to download the
> whole XCP/XenServer ISO, or have RHN subscription just to get the
> driver (haven't checked again, might still true).
> Then there was functionality problem. Redhat's driver used to say you
> can only use PV drivers for drives other than "C" (I haven't check
> again in a long time whether it's still true).
> Compared to that, GPLPV which is easy to download and install seems
> quite superior to me. Performance has been good.
> If you do decide to try them all, let us know which one you like best.
Well, I've read that the Novell VMDP 1.7 has issues with live
migration and on the other hand, GPLPV has a myriad of versions and
variants available, an most of the time the
latest_minus_arbitrary_number-THIS.WILL.BLOW.YOUR.DOMU version is the
reported to work (for one particular version of the OS)... And haven't
heard anything about the live migration functionality... That's why
I'm asking here...
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