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== Host side ==
 
== Host side ==
run kvm with command-line: -drive file=<path_to_your_raw_qemu_img>,if=virtio
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run kvm with command-line: <code>-drive file=<path_to_your_raw_qemu_img>,if=virtio</code>
  
you can also specify boot=on in the command-line: -drive file=<path_to_your_raw_qemu_img>,if=virtio,boot=on
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you can also specify boot=on in the command-line: <code>-drive file=<path_to_your_raw_qemu_img>,if=virtio,boot=on</code>
  
 
== Guest side ==
 
== Guest side ==
sudo modprobe virtio_blk
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sudo modprobe virtio_blk
  
to have virtio_blk driver, you need to upgrade the kernel to higher than 2.6.25.
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to have <code>virtio_blk</code> driver, you need to upgrade the kernel to higher than 2.6.25.
  
 
refer to [[Virtio]]
 
refer to [[Virtio]]

Revision as of 14:23, 11 March 2009

Paravirtualized Block Device

Host side

run kvm with command-line: -drive file=<path_to_your_raw_qemu_img>,if=virtio

you can also specify boot=on in the command-line: -drive file=<path_to_your_raw_qemu_img>,if=virtio,boot=on

Guest side

sudo modprobe virtio_blk

to have virtio_blk driver, you need to upgrade the kernel to higher than 2.6.25.

refer to Virtio