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SubjectRe: [PATCHv2 0/2] vhost: a kernel-level virtio server
On Wednesday 12 August 2009, Gregory Haskins wrote:
> >> Are you saying SRIOV is a requirement, and I can either program the
> >> SRIOV adapter with a mac or use promis? Or are you saying I can use
> >> SRIOV+programmed mac OR a regular nic + promisc (with a perf penalty).
> >
> > SRIOV is not a requirement. And you can also use a dedicated
> > nic+programmed mac if you are so inclined.
> Makes sense. Got it.
> I was going to add guest-to-guest to the test matrix, but I assume that
> is not supported with vhost unless you have something like a VEPA
> enabled bridge?

If I understand it correctly, you can at least connect a veth pair
to a bridge, right? Something like

veth0 - veth1 - vhost - guest 1
eth0 - br0-|
veth2 - veth3 - vhost - guest 2

It's a bit more complicated than it need to be, but should work fine.

Arnd <><

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