Monthly Archives: January 2011

Apply VirtIO for KVM over KVM (Day 3)

Based on what we discussed, we come out the solution roll- out in detail Reference @ http://www.linux-kvm.org/page/Virtio > VirtIO requires Kernel level 2.6.25+ (I believe the installed CentOS5.5 kernel is higher than 2.6.31 @ one of our customers. To check, … Continue reading

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Apply VirtIO for KVM over KVM (Day 2)

I talked w/ David Ke Zhu @ dev team and confirmed that VirtIO is a mandatory plugin driver to apply in order to improve the IO performance of disk + network. HSLT depends on this driver. (Thanks to David). Good … Continue reading

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Apply VirtIO for KVM over KVM (Day 1)

We received a complaint regarding KVM performance issue today. Customer reports the performance is poor when copying files from native bare- metal Windows box to Windows 2003 VM created over KVM on CentOS 5.5 host box. Searching @ RHEL KVM … Continue reading

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Real-time Trend

Read a real- time trend of Australian Open and notice the description of status doesn’t have to contain a very specific data, but a trend that tells a movement of interests in graphical. This is about the whole story. This … Continue reading

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Post- install Packages after Ubuntu Desktop Setup

After default install of Ubuntu 10.04 LTS, here are the additional dpkg to apply: network-manager-vpnc ubuntu-desktop p7zip gimp imagemagick seamonkey chromium-browser pidgin kvm libvirt-bin ubuntu-vm-builder bridge-utils acroread sun-java6-bin sun-java6-jdk ubuntu-restricted-extras scim-pinyin skype usb-modeswitch rcconf ssh openconnect

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