Haydn Solomon's blog
Friday, February 1, 2013 - 12:58 Haydn Solomon
The most recent release of the open source virtio drivers released now adds support for windows 8 guests.
Wednesday, December 5, 2012 - 10:23 Haydn Solomon
Qemu 1.3 has been released and with it completes the merge of qemu-kvm into qemu. This means that you can now use "vanilla" qemu to run your kvm virtual machines. No more need
Wednesday, September 5, 2012 - 13:55 Haydn Solomon
Qemu 1.2.0 has just been released bringing many improvements to current features and many bugfixes. According to the announcement this was the shortest release cycle in qemu's history but
Monday, August 20, 2012 - 01:00 Haydn Solomon
Cloonix KVM is an alternative userspace for KVM designed specifically for simple realtime network topology management. The killer feature of Cloonix is a GUI WYSIWYG tool that allows you to d
Monday, August 13, 2012 - 02:10 Haydn Solomon
In this post I will preview the new live disk snapshotting feature coming to Fedora 18. This is a very attractive feature that will give you the ability to take online snapshots of your virtu
Monday, August 6, 2012 - 01:00 Haydn Solomon
The VFIO pci device assignment driver will be coming with the release of linux kernel 3.6. VFIO , or virtual function IO as it was originally called, will bring improved IO performance of pci
Monday, July 30, 2012 - 01:00 Haydn Solomon
The recently released Fedora 17 comes with improved support for open vswitch. It includes packages for installing open vswitch as well as libvirt support for managing open vswitch under KVM.&
Monday, July 16, 2012 - 01:32 Haydn Solomon
Experimental support for usb 3.0 has been added to kvm with the recent release of upstream qemu 1.1.
Monday, July 2, 2012 - 01:48 Haydn Solomon
USB Redirection allows you to make usb devices attached to your client machine accessible to your remote KVM virtual machine via the network.
Saturday, June 23, 2012 - 08:02 Haydn Solomon
With the recent release of Fedora 17 comes a new KVM storage stack called virtio-scsi. Using this functionality is currently limited to command line operation.