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Re: [Xen-devel] Intel ET Quad Port NIC - PCI Passthrough / VT-d

To: Robert Dunkley <Robert@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] Intel ET Quad Port NIC - PCI Passthrough / VT-d
From: Simon Horman <horms@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 2 Nov 2009 20:21:38 +1100
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On Mon, Nov 02, 2009 at 08:37:03AM -0000, Robert Dunkley wrote:
> Hi Everyone,
> Sorry to bother the Dev list for this but no one seemed to know on the
> User list. When using this card in PCI passthrough can you pass
> individual ports to different VMs? Or do you have to pass 2 or the
> entire 4 ports at a time when using PCI passthrough?

Hi Robert,

you should certainly be able to pass through only one of the ports,
and I expect you should be able to pass through different ports to
different VMs.

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