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Re: [Xen-devel] Just another PCI VGA passthru report

To: Pavel Matěja <pavel@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] Just another PCI VGA passthru report
From: Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk <konrad.wilk@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 10 Jan 2011 09:32:19 -0500
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On Sun, Jan 09, 2011 at 02:41:16PM +0100, Pavel Matěja wrote:
> Hey guys,
> I have new toy and I there is something I want to tell you about it.
> Hardware:
> AMD Phenom(tm) II X6 1075T Processor
> 16GB of DDR3 ECC
> 3x ASUS EAH6850
> Intel X25-M SSD 160GB G2
> 2x USB headset Tactic 3D alpha
> 1x headphones with jack
> 3x USB keyboard
> 3x USB mouse
> 3x LCD monitor with 4-port USB HUB
> Software:
> dom0:
> xen-unstable.hg with original AMD passthru patch
> linux-xen with backported patch for Marvell 88E8059
> Samba, bind, etc.
> 3x domU:
> Win XP SP3 32b
> gplpv_XP_0.11.0.238.msi
> 10-12_xp32_dd_ccc_enu.exe
> domU configuration:
> Every domU has:
> 2 dedicated cores
> 8GB partition/disk image
> passthru to USB and VGA
> USB keyboard
> USB mouse
> one domU has PCI passthru to onboard soundcard
> two have USB headset
> Some problems:
> Disk performance is poor even when I use gplpv drivers.

As in, about the same as HVM drivers?
> I can't read valid CPU frequency from /proc/cpuinfo

This is in Dom0 I presume? 

> I can't power computer off. It's working normaly when running non XEN
> kernel.

Hmm, can you be more specific. Is it working when you boot the
as baremetal?

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