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Re: [Xen-users] Windows XP HVM on qcow diskfile and snapshots

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Subject: Re: [Xen-users] Windows XP HVM on qcow diskfile and snapshots
From: "Fajar A. Nugraha" <fajar@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 12 Apr 2009 03:50:55 +0700
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On Sat, Apr 11, 2009 at 9:10 PM, Geert Janssens <info@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Dom0: CentOS 5.2 i386, with gitco Xen 3.3.1 i386.
> I have successfully managed to setup a Windows XP HVM guest domain, starting
> from a qcow disk image I was using with plain qemu so far. Even without GPLV
> drivers, there's already a noticeable speed increase. Yay!

Last time I check, tap:qcow does not work when using Windows with
GPLPV or HVM Linux with PV drivers.

The only other alternative that I know of, with acceptable performance
and space allocation flexibility, is to bring in Opensolaris with zfs
volume, either as dom0 or as iscsi server.



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