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= Windows VirtIO Drivers =
  
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The source for the Windows drivers is in a git repository on kernel.org
== NetKVM ==
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[http://people.redhat.com/~yvugenfi/24.09.2009/NetKVM.zip Network drivers]
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== viostor ==
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git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/virt/kvm/kvm-guest-drivers-windows.git
[http://people.redhat.com/~yvugenfi/24.09.2009/viostor.zip Storage drivers]
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[http://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/virt/kvm/kvm-guest-drivers-windows.git http://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/virt/kvm/kvm-guest-drivers-windows.git ]
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== Binary Drivers ==
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Binary drivers are provided by some Linux distributions including WHQL Certified drivers.
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For Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 drivers need to be ''signed'' by the packager.
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In addition these platforms require [http://www.microsoft.com/whdc/whql/default.mspx WHQL] certified and signed drivers.
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[http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff547565.aspx http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff547565.aspx]
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[http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff547534%28VS.85%29.aspx http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff547534%28VS.85%29.aspx]
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If your distribution does not provide binary drivers the Fedora Project package can be downloaded from the following link.
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[http://alt.fedoraproject.org/pub/alt/virtio-win/latest/images/ Download Latest VirtIO Win drivers from Fedora ]
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''Note:'' These drivers are signed but not WHQL Certified.
  
You can also [http://blog.famzah.net/2010/01/09/kvm-qemu-virtio-storage-and-network-drivers-for-32-bit64-bit-windows-7-windows-vista-windows-xp-and-windows-2000/ download the drivers as ISO images] which you can easily use in a KVM guest.
 
  
You can find [http://www.linux-kvm.com/content/block-driver-updates-install-drivers-during-windows-installation image floppy] to install viostor during setup phase.
 
  
 
= Code signing drivers for the Windows 64bit platforms =
 
= Code signing drivers for the Windows 64bit platforms =

Revision as of 19:38, 19 August 2010

Windows VirtIO Drivers

The source for the Windows drivers is in a git repository on kernel.org

git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/virt/kvm/kvm-guest-drivers-windows.git

http://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/virt/kvm/kvm-guest-drivers-windows.git


Binary Drivers

Binary drivers are provided by some Linux distributions including WHQL Certified drivers.

For Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 drivers need to be signed by the packager.

In addition these platforms require WHQL certified and signed drivers.

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff547565.aspx

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff547534%28VS.85%29.aspx

If your distribution does not provide binary drivers the Fedora Project package can be downloaded from the following link.

Download Latest VirtIO Win drivers from Fedora

Note: These drivers are signed but not WHQL Certified.


Code signing drivers for the Windows 64bit platforms