Originally Posted by ppanula
Whats the point to Xen _HVM_ Linux, eg. emulated network and block io drivers, you bet its slower comparing to PV KVM, virtualbox, etc. drivers. Whole test is invalid if you compare in that way...
The first page of the article says: "The only Xen issue encountered when testing it with an Ubuntu 11.10 guest and host was the need for manually loading the xen-blkfront driver for disk support.".
That sentence looks like Xen PVHVM optimized (paravirtualized) drivers were actually used.. can someone confirm that?