Re: virtio support
Ritesh Raj Sarraf, on Mon 08 Feb 2016 23:33:53 +0530, wrote:
> On Mon, 2016-02-08 at 23:24 +0530, Ritesh Raj Sarraf wrote:
> > In today's upgrade, 2 observations I have that I'd like to share.
> > 1) I'm using the rtl8139 network driver emulated with qemu. I fetched
> > some data (around 200 MiB) over the network from the host (Linux)
> > machine. The network speed I got was average 250 KiB/Sec
> And I think part of the reason may be the emulation. Especially for the
> block device, when you do I/O, the CPU usage is persistently 100%.
That's way too much. On my laptop (nothing fancy, just a Core i5), I
typically get 15MB/s transfers.
Again, do you really have KVM enabled?