[CentOS-virt] (no subject)

Sat Dec 8 19:17:37 UTC 2012
Steve Thompson <smt at vgersoft.com>

On Sat, 8 Dec 2012, SilverTip257 wrote:

> I have a WinXP Pro 32bit VM with virtio drivers and it runs just fine.
> I don't watch the load on it, so I don't know if its CPU goes idle.  I'll
> have to take a peek at it next week.

I have XP, 2003 and Win7 with virtio drivers, and the CPU does go idle on
all of them when Windows is doing nothing. However, Windows is often not
doing nothing; make sure that you have volume indexing, for example, 
turned off.