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What is the the purpose of using paravirtualization if there is a hardware assisted virtualization?

Consider just the case of networking. To actually be useful in most cases, a VM needs to be able to communicate over the network. For that, the guest obviously has to see some sort of network ...
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What is the the purpose of using paravirtualization if there is a hardware assisted virtualization?

Short answer: when augmented with guest-side drivers, modern hardware virtualization uses some form of paravirtualization for the most performance-intensive operations. Hence modern hypervisors ...
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Explaining why setting up a WiFi connection that interfaces with a virtual bridge in Linux is problematic

The problem is that a packet sent from the guest VM, that goes to the virtual bridge, then gets sent out by the WiFi NIC, and then reaches the access point on the router, has a source IP that is not ...
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What is the the purpose of using paravirtualization if there is a hardware assisted virtualization?

I've done some research as well, and I think it might help you understand the thing, but it might not address it directly (maybe). In Addition to shodanshok answer, i may blow up his "extended&...
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bridge for virtualisation stays in state DOWN - unable to get it up

What happened between CentOS 7 and Rocky Linux 9? A newer systemd version. With older systemd, systemd didn't peek on bridges, they were left alone when created. With newer versions of systemd, ...
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(KVM) virt-manager stuck in password prompt after open VM

I'm still looking for a solution to allow opening a guest virtual spice console from within ssh connected Virt-Manager. For security, I refuse to let Spice listen on anything but localhost. Also I am ...
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