VMWare/Virtualbox virtio network drivers?

Julian Elischer julian at freebsd.org
Wed Sep 7 06:24:37 UTC 2011

On 9/6/11 8:03 PM, Adrian Chadd wrote:
> On 7 September 2011 09:32, Adam Vande More<amvandemore at gmail.com>  wrote:
>> On Tue, Sep 6, 2011 at 7:50 PM, Stephen Hocking
>> <stephen.hocking at gmail.com>wrote:
>>> Am wondering if anyone has done drivers the these sorts of  network
>>> interfaces that are offered by VMWare&  Virtual box. I know that on
>>> some Linux VMs I run, performance went from 20MB/s to 30MB/s to an NFS
>>> server which I swicthed to the virtio network interfaces.
>> There is this patch, but it didn't get committed for some reason.
>> http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-current/2011-January/022036.html
> Has this been used/tested by others? I see a reply from you.

The BHyve guys are implementing virtio drivers and have looked at both 
these drivers and others.
I don't know what their plans are..

you should send to virtualization at freebsd.org (cc'd and redirected) to 
get up to date info.
> Adrian
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