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Re: [virt-tools-list] how to virtualize an ancient 2.2 kernel



On 10/17/2012 05:23 PM, Stefan G. Weichinger wrote:
> Am 17.10.2012 02:53, schrieb Cole Robinson:
> 
>> Your guest config up thread looked fine AFAICT. But then I've never tried to
>> run a kernel-2.2 VM.
>>
>> The OS type in virt-manager for linux 2.4 vs. generic isn't going to make much
>> difference either.
>>
>> Maybe try switch the CPU model to some older type CPUs pentium2 etc, whatever
>> was common around the time of that release. Perhaps also try switch domain
>> type="qemu", occasionally kvm can interfere with things.
>>
>> Barring any of those, I'd try and build a qemu command line by hand that
>> reproduces the issue, confirm with latest qemu, and mail qemu-devel about your
>> issue.
> 
> Thanks for your suggestions, Cole.
> 
> As you may have read already I was able to solve that issue by enabling
> DMA for that virtual IDE-drive.  This helped to fix the performance
> problems!
> 

Hmm, I didn't see that. Just curious, where was that discussed? And how did
you turn on IDE DMA?

- Cole


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