virtio for 9.1-R
bryanv at daemoninthecloset.org
Tue Nov 27 23:23:21 UTC 2012
----- Original Message -----
> From: "Joe Holden" <lists at rewt.org.uk>
> To: "Sergey Kandaurov" <pluknet at gmail.com>
> Cc: freebsd-stable at freebsd.org
> Sent: Tuesday, November 27, 2012 2:49:07 PM
> Subject: Re: virtio for 9.1-R
> On 27/11/2012 19:25, Sergey Kandaurov wrote:
> > On 27 November 2012 22:12, Joe Holden <lists at rewt.org.uk> wrote:
> >> Hi guys,
> >> I can't see virtio in releng/9.1, is there any particular reason
> >> why it
> >> isn't going to be included given that it works reasonable well
> >> (and is
> >> optional anyway, so not likely to be detrimental)?
> > virtio appeared in stable/9 a bit after 9.1 cut off,
> > and it is too late now regardless of virtio shape.
> > Anyway you can installed it from ports.
> Ah I see, doesn't really help all the people who can't install it in
> and such though unfortunately, seems silly making them wait even
> longer and having to use Linux :)
Yes - it is long overdue and something I plan to fix in the next
month. There have been off-list patches floating around that do
I also plan to spend my spare time in Dec. to work on FreeBSD
VirtIO improvements/bugs/nags. I've been busy with $JOB and have
been busy finishing up a VMware vmxnet driver.
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