[CentOS] 10Gbps network interfaces under KVM

Sat Jan 26 00:47:01 UTC 2019
David C. Miller <millerdc at fusion.gat.com>

----- Original Message -----
> From: "Carlos Lopez" <clopmz at outlook.com>
> To: centos at centos.org
> Sent: Friday, January 25, 2019 11:57:37 AM
> Subject: [CentOS] 10Gbps network interfaces under KVM

> Hi all,
> Anyone knows if exists some plan to support Intel 10Gbps nics like for example
> 82575, 82576, 82580 or 82598EB Ethernet controllers under KVM for virtual guest
> like it does with e1000 driver?

Assuming you have a real 10Gbe NIC in the KVM virtual host system you can set virtio as the NIC on the guest. It should act like a 10Gbe NIC assuming you are running RHEL/CentOS as the guest or Windows with the virtio driver.