[CentOS] [OT] RHEVM List

Sat Jan 8 12:09:09 UTC 2011
Kanwar Ranbir Sandhu <m3freak at thesandhufamily.ca>

On Fri, 2011-01-07 at 12:02 -0600, Les Mikesell wrote:
> On 1/7/2011 7:02 AM, Nico Kadel-Garcia wrote:
> >
> >
> > I was testing it with KVM, for comparison to VMWare, and didn't get as
> > far as that. The network configuration, multiple disk at install time,
> > and dog-slow performance of KVM prevented further exploration. KVM was
> > being heavily advertised by RedHat so I wanted a look, and was
> > completely underwhelmed. The requisite "bridged" network ports have to
> > be set manually on the server, since the built-in network
> > configuration tools have no clue how to do it. This means network
> > pair-bonding has to be done in the guest domain, and it turned out
> > that PXE didn't work at all in the guests.
> I haven't tried that, but wouldn't you bridge the bond device instead of 
> bonding bridged nics?

That's what I do on our various CentOS 5 and RHEL 5 based KVM clusters
(I use CentOS/RHEL Cluster Suite for the storage and KVM clustering



Kanwar Ranbir Sandhu
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