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Why is virtualbox networking using virtio slow (bridged and host-only, Debian)

I'm currently installing a VirtualBox Server using Debian for Host and Client. I experience some trouble regarding network performance and CPU load especially using host-only networks and I've no idea ...
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getting eth information with ethtool on virtio device

I am running several kvm guests on a host inside guests I run centos and ubuntu server 12.04 (latest both) 64 bit If I try ethtool in guest I get too little information, also several settings are not ...
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vhost_net and virtio on KVM

I have read that “vhost_net” offers better performance against “virtio” based on ...
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libvirt/9p/kvm mount in fstab fails to mount at boot time

I am trying to mount a shared folder using qemu-kvm/9p and it fails to work if I add it to the fstab file. I get an error at boot that the device cannot be mounted, yet after start if I run "mount -a" ...
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Installing VirtIO drivers in Windows Server 2008

We are running a Windows Server 2008 system as a "guest" on a Linux-KVM virtual server (SLES11, with VirtIO support). We have trouble with the system performance and this is possibly due to not using ...
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VirtualBox Virtio install fails for windows 7 SP1

I have a clean install of a Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1 guest installation under VirtualBox 4.1.8 (lastest as of this week) (and running on OS X Lion host). I am trying to install Oracle's paravirtual ...
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VirtIO Driver Not Found When Installing Windows 2008 R2

I have been over nearly every guide to installing Windows 2008 R2 in KVM, and have read all that I can about the virtio driver disk, but I continue to get the same result: As you can see, the ...