Friday, February 3, 2012 - 10:08 Haydn Solomon
Virtio-net paravirtual drivers provide you with better network performance than emulated drivers for your guests.
Friday, June 10, 2011 - 00:09 Haydn Solomon
In this post I'll walk through the procedure for resizing your virtual disk in place without having to create a copy of it or performing any kind of cloning.
Thursday, May 6, 2010 - 08:55 Haydn Solomon
In this post I’ll walk through the procedure for using vmware’s vga driver with your kvm windows guests along with a download for testing.
Thursday, April 22, 2010 - 08:50 Haydn Solomon
In this post I’ll walk through building the spice library and qemu-spice using RFC patches recently submitted.
Tuesday, March 16, 2010 - 22:28 Haydn Solomon
Bridged networking configuration with virt-manager 0.8.3 has become much simpler compared to earlier versions.
Thursday, October 22, 2009 - 10:19 Haydn Solomon
If you use Amazon’s EC2 service and are thinking of migrating your virtual machines to KVM, there’s a howto tutorial available at layerboom’s website.
Friday, September 19, 2008 - 08:08 Haydn Solomon
In previous posts you can find instructions on how to configure bridged networking when managing your kvm guests by command line.
Tuesday, September 9, 2008 - 08:08 Haydn Solomon
Support for hugetlbfs was added with the release of kvm-62 and it can give your kvm guest machine a performance boost anywhere up to 10%.
Monday, September 8, 2008 - 08:08 Haydn Solomon
There’s an installer available for windows virtio network drivers that can be downloaded from the kvm wiki site which makes installation of your windows paravirtual network drivers a bit sim
Monday, August 11, 2008 - 13:12 Haydn Solomon
There are some useful ways in which you can use qemu base images to build template virtual machines. If used wisely you can save yourself from ever having to install the same OS more than once.