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Re: [Xen-devel] more than 3 nics in a domU

  • To: James Harper <james.harper@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • From: Murillo Bernardes <mfbernardes@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 31 Jan 2006 19:35:46 -0200
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On 1/30/06, James Harper <james.harper@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> This caught my attention... does xen3 really only support 3 nics?
> Are you talking about 3 physical network adapters, or 3 virtual network
> adapters?
Xen3 supports only 3 virtual nics per domU.

It is supposed to support 8 physical nics in dom0. (I say "supposed"
just because I don't know anyone that really tested it)

You can even increase the number of physical nics by increasing the
"nloopbacks" in "drivers/xen/netback/loopback.c".

Murillo Fernandes Bernardes

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