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

To: "Simon Horman" <horms@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: RE: [Xen-devel] Intel ET Quad Port NIC - PCI Passthrough / VT-d
From: "Robert Dunkley" <Robert@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 2 Nov 2009 09:41:45 -0000
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Thread-topic: [Xen-devel] Intel ET Quad Port NIC - PCI Passthrough / VT-d
Hi Simon,

Thanks for the informative response.

A kind of related question....

Does anyone know the minimum required kernel and Xen versions for PCI
pass through to work on the new AMD chipsets?



-----Original Message-----
From: Simon Horman [mailto:horms@xxxxxxxxxxxx] 
Sent: 02 November 2009 09:22
To: Robert Dunkley
Cc: xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] Intel ET Quad Port NIC - PCI Passthrough / VT-d

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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