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RE: [Xen-users] Network Interface Options

To: "Joseph L. Casale" <jcasale@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, <xen-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: RE: [Xen-users] Network Interface Options
From: "Ross S. W. Walker" <rwalker@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 10 Apr 2008 14:39:15 -0400
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Joseph L. Casale wrote:
> >I don't think you can pass through any PCI to an HVM and have the
> >HVM recognize it if it doesn't have PV drivers to support the
> >pcifront/back handling of the device.
> Oh,
> I must have misunderstood PCI Passthrough then, I thought it 
> was done at Xen's emulation level and simply appeared as a 
> pci device to the vm?
> Is Passthrough really only functional in pv guests?

I believe it is. If I'm wrong please let me know. I have an
HVM here I'll throw my sound card to it and let you know
what it sees. If it doesn't see it and can use it I'll
try with Jim's Windows PV drivers and let you know.


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