This page was last edited on 24 May , at Use virtio-block for disk and virtio-net for network. Only tested single processor, disabling mpbios wasn’t required but did reduce host CPU usage, as did disabling USB either via guest kernel config at boot time or via omitting -usb flag. Cookies help us deliver our services. SMP works, no need to disable mpbios anymore. By default, the virtio-win-latest repository is disabled and virtio-win-stable repo is enabled.

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Virtio drivers are installed in the guest os. Upgrade from FreeBSD 9. Latest virtio-win amd64 floppy.

This page was last edited on 24 Maywindowd In addition, shipping pre-compiled sources is generally against Fedora policies. By Krunoslav Husak h00s.

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In the iso there are several dirs, with subdir for each supported OS version 2k12, 2k12R2, 2k3, 2k8, 2k8R2, ;aravirt, w8, w8. Works well so far. Crashes after “setting tty flags” – Jaco van der Schyff 4. Spice guest tools installer code: By default, the virtio-win-latest repository is disabled and virtio-win-stable repo is enabled. More information can be found here. Working just fine with virtio or Realtek for network. Installed on standard IDE windws.


SMP works, no need to disable mpbios anymore.

Paravirtualized networking – KVM

This seems to be an historical oversight and should probably be fixed. While recent Linux kernels already have those drivers so any distribution, running in a kvm VM, should recognize virtio devices exposed by the kvm hypervisor, all current Windows OS need special drivers to use virtio devices. Must install with automatic networking enabled, and login via the network to use it.

The folder names can be a bit confusing, since they refer to the Microsoft legacy naming i. Tree used by gnome-boxes for automatic driver installation: Had to switch of ‘acpi’, ‘apic’ and ‘pae’ features in guest configuration.

In the iso file provided by Fedora Project drivers for different Windows versions are available, in several folders.

Creating Windows virtual machines using virtIO drivers :: Fedora Docs Site

Guest machine-type set to pc Microsoft does not provide virtIO drivers, you must download them yourself in order to make virtIO drivers available for Windows VMs running on Fedora hosts. Navigation menu Personal tools Log in.


Use 64bit guest instead.

Stable virtio-win iso Stable virtio-win x86 floppy Stable virtio-win amd64 floppy Latest virtio-win iso Latest virtio-win x86 floppy Latest virtio-win amd64 floppy Latest gemu-qa files Full archive Changelog. ISO is used to install paravirtual drivers in Windows guests. Cookies help us deliver our qindows. Learn how to contribute to Fedora Docs. Usually using VirtIO drivers you can maximize performances, but this depends laravirt the availability and status of guest VirtIO drivers for your guest OS and platform.

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