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= VirtFS = = VirtFS =
-VirtFS is a new paravirtualized file system interface designed for improving passthrough technologies in the KVM environment. It is based on the VirtIO framework and uses the 9P protocol.+VirtFS is a new paravirtualized filesystem interface designed for improving passthrough technologies in the KVM environment. It is based on the VirtIO framework and uses the 9P protocol.
== Feature functional description == == Feature functional description ==
== Detailed == == Detailed ==
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=== Why use it? === === Why use it? ===
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 +* virtualization aware filesystem
 +* offers paravirtualized system services
 +* simple passthrough for directories from host to guest
== Backward/forward compatibility issues == == Backward/forward compatibility issues ==
-Virt Manager integration sinc version 0.9.1+Virtual Machine Manager integration since version 0.9.1
== Links & Sources == == Links & Sources ==
-[[9p_virtio]]+[[9p_virtio]] (Example Sharing A Host Directory With The Guest)

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VirtFS

VirtFS is a new paravirtualized filesystem interface designed for improving passthrough technologies in the KVM environment. It is based on the VirtIO framework and uses the 9P protocol.

Feature functional description

Detailed

Why use it?

  • virtualization aware filesystem
  • offers paravirtualized system services
  • simple passthrough for directories from host to guest

Backward/forward compatibility issues

Virtual Machine Manager integration since version 0.9.1


Links & Sources

9p_virtio (Example Sharing A Host Directory With The Guest)

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