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GNU virtual private Ethernet
(Not saying it does, just that your position seems oversimplified)
Native Linux KVM tool v2
Posted Jun 16, 2011 22:41 UTC (Thu) by aliguori (subscriber, #30636)
It's usually not what people want to use even if it makes for artificially high benchmarks.
Posted Jun 17, 2011 11:41 UTC (Fri) by Darkmere (subscriber, #53695)
the current state of qemu-kvm is at times, a headache to deal with.
Speeding up qemu-kvm
Posted Jun 17, 2011 22:04 UTC (Fri) by jrn (subscriber, #64214)
> Some block drivers perform badly with cache=writethrough, most notably, qcow2. If performance is more important than correctness, cache=writeback should be used with qcow2.
I switched to cache=unsafe, and life became way better. The kind of tests I do in VMs let me recreate the image if there's a sudden crash, so safety is not such a worry. Not sure if virt-install does something like that.
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