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[Xen-devel] Re: [Xen-changelog] PCNET NIC card support for qemu

To: Arun Sharma <arun.sharma@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: [Xen-devel] Re: [Xen-changelog] PCNET NIC card support for qemu
From: Anthony Liguori <aliguori@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 31 Aug 2005 16:17:08 -0500
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Arun Sharma wrote:

Anthony Liguori wrote:

Out of pure curiousity, what's the advantage to emulating the PCNET cared verses the NE2000? It's it more virtualization friendly? Is there better guest OS support?

Does this bring us closer to being able to do fast binary driver emulation?

Very cool stuff.

pcnet uses DMA. Ne2k doesn't.

Excellent, thanks!


Anthony Liguori


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