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== Activities within Fedora ==
 
== Activities within Fedora ==
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For the past several months I've been pretty disconnected from Fedora unfortunately, with job and life changes. I plan to begin contributing regularly as time allows.
  
=== Wiki Work ===
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I have worked on the Virtualization beat for Fedora Weekly News and the Release Notes.
* All my [[Special:Contributions/Dale | wiki contributions]]
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* I have contributed to [[FWN | Fedora Weekly News]] in the [[FWN/Beats/Virtualization | Virtualization Beat]] since August '08.
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* I worked on the [[Docs/Beats/Virtualization | Virtualization release notes]] since the [[Releases/10 | Fedora 10]] release.
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* My [[Special:Contributions/Dale | wiki contributions]].
  
==== FWN Virtualization Beat ====
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= Fedora Weekly News: Virtualization Beat =
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'''FWN Howto:'''
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* Workflow:
 
* Pondering [[User:Dale/Zikula_FWN_Testing | FWN on Zikula]]
 
* Pondering [[User:Dale/Zikula_FWN_Testing | FWN on Zikula]]
* I have contributed to [[FWN | Fedora Weekly News]] in the [[FWN/Beats/Virtualization | Virtualization Beat]] since August '08.
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* Past FWN Virtualization Beats:
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'''Past FWN Virtualization Beats:'''
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[[FWN/Issue205#Virtualization | 205]],
 
[[FWN/Issue205#Virtualization | 205]],
 
204,
 
204,
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[[FWN/Issue137#Virtualization | 137]]
 
[[FWN/Issue137#Virtualization | 137]]
  
==== Docs Virtualization Beat ====
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= Docs Project: Virtualization Release Notes Beat =
* I worked on the [[Docs/Beats/Virtualization | Virtualization release notes]] for F10 through F12.
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'''Release Notes Howto'''
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* [[Docs/Beats/HowTo]]
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* [[Docs/Beats#Fedora_Release_Notes_Beats]]
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'''Release Notes Scratchpad Pages'''
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For each release I begin by gathering all the info on features and updates I can, and place it on the following pages before moving it to the public [[Docs/Beats/Virtualization | release notes beat]] page.
  
==== Virtualization Quick Start ====
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[[User:Dale/Virtualization_Release_Notes_Scratchpad/15 | F15]],
* I'd like to take a whack at the [[Virtualization Quick Start]]. When will I find the time?
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[[User:Dale/Virtualization_Release_Notes_Scratchpad/14 | F14]],
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[[User:Dale/Virtualization_Release_Notes_Scratchpad/13 | F13]],
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[[User:Dale/Virtualization_Release_Notes_Scratchpad/12 | F12]],
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[[User:Dale/Virtualization_Release_Notes_Scratchpad/11 | F11]],
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[[User:Dale/Virtualization_Release_Notes_Scratchpad/10 | F10]]
  
== Virtualization Release Notes  ==
 
 
'''Previous Fedora Virtualization Release Notes:'''
 
'''Previous Fedora Virtualization Release Notes:'''
  
[[Docs/Beats/Virtualization | F13 (later)]],
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[[Docs/Beats/Virtualization | F14]],
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[http://docs.fedoraproject.org/en-US/Fedora/13/html/Release_Notes/sect-Release_Notes-Virtualization.html F13],
 
[http://docs.fedoraproject.org/release-notes/f12/en-US/html/sect-Release_Notes-Virtualization.html F12],
 
[http://docs.fedoraproject.org/release-notes/f12/en-US/html/sect-Release_Notes-Virtualization.html F12],
 
[http://docs.fedoraproject.org/release-notes/f11/en-US/sect-Release_Notes-Virtualization.html F11],
 
[http://docs.fedoraproject.org/release-notes/f11/en-US/sect-Release_Notes-Virtualization.html F11],
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[http://docs.fedoraproject.org/release-notes/f8/en_US/sn-Virtualization.html F8]
 
[http://docs.fedoraproject.org/release-notes/f8/en_US/sn-Virtualization.html F8]
  
'''Release Notes Howto'''
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= Virtualization Quick Start =
* [[Docs/Beats/HowTo]]
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* I'd like to take a whack at the [[Virtualization Quick Start]]. When will I find the time? Hasn't happened yet.
* [[Docs/Beats#Fedora_Release_Notes_Beats]]
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=== Relnotes Scratchpad Pages ===
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For each release I begin by gathering all the info I can and place it on the
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following pages before moving it to the public release notes beat page.
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* [[User:Dale/Virtualization_Release_Notes_Scratchpad/13 | 13]]
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* [[User:Dale/Virtualization_Release_Notes_Scratchpad/12 | 12]]
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* [[User:Dale/Virtualization_Release_Notes_Scratchpad/11 | 11]]
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* [[User:Dale/Virtualization_Release_Notes_Scratchpad/10 | 10]]
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== Misc Virt ==
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=== Windows KVM Guest and Paravirt NIC Drivers ===
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As seen in [[FWN/Issue152#Using_VirtIO_Network_Driver_for_Windows_KVM_Guest|
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FWN#152]]. The {{package|virt-manager}} GUI doesn't have the knobs in the UI yet to
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enable [http://wiki.libvirt.org/page/Virtio virtio] drivers. THe {{package|libvirt}} framework underneath does support it, so it can be done by hand. Here's how.
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* [http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=180599 Download] the drivers to guest and extract on desktop.
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* Shutdown the guest <code>virsh shutdown winxp</code>
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* Dump the libvirt XML <code>virsh dumpxml winxp > winxp-before.xml</code>, and change the network settings. To the <code><interface></code> block add <code><model type='virtio'/></code> like this:
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<pre>
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[root@seitan virt]# diff -u winxp-before.xml winxp-after.xml
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--- winxp-before.xml 2008-12-01 17:37:39.000000000 -0800
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+++ winxp-after.xml 2008-12-01 17:39:21.000000000 -0800
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      <readonly/>
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    </disk>
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    <interface type='network'>
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+      <model type='virtio'/>
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      <mac address='54:52:00:03:09:01'/>
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      <source network='default'/>
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      <target dev='vnet0'/>
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</pre>
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* Redefine the domain with the altered config: <code>virsh define winxp-after.xml</code>
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* Start the guest <code>virsh start winxp</code>, and install the drivers within Windows when the new hardware detection wizard pops up.
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See also: http://www.linux-kvm.com/content/tip-how-setup-windows-guest-paravirtual-network-drivers
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Latest revision as of 17:48, 8 March 2011

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[edit] Dale Bewley

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[edit] Contact

[edit] Activities within Fedora

For the past several months I've been pretty disconnected from Fedora unfortunately, with job and life changes. I plan to begin contributing regularly as time allows.

I have worked on the Virtualization beat for Fedora Weekly News and the Release Notes.

[edit] Fedora Weekly News: Virtualization Beat

FWN Howto:

Past FWN Virtualization Beats:

205, 204, 203, 202, 201, 200, 199, 198, 197, 196, 195, 194, 193, 192, 191, 190, 189, 188, 187, 186, 185, 184, 183, 182, 181, 180, 179, 178, 177, 176, 175, 174, 173, 172 171, 170, 169, 168, 167, 166, 165, 164, 163 162, 161, 160, 159, 158, 157, 156, 155, 154, 153, 152, 151, 150, 149, 148, 147, 146, 145, 144, 143, 142, 141, 140, 139, 138, 137

[edit] Docs Project: Virtualization Release Notes Beat

Release Notes Howto

Release Notes Scratchpad Pages

For each release I begin by gathering all the info on features and updates I can, and place it on the following pages before moving it to the public release notes beat page.

F15, F14, F13, F12, F11, F10

Previous Fedora Virtualization Release Notes:

F14, F13, F12, F11, F10, F9, F8

[edit] Virtualization Quick Start