On 01/28/2010 05:40 PM, Kevin O'Connor wrote:
On Thu, Jan 28, 2010 at 05:18:00PM -0500, Jean-Christophe Ducom
> Dear Kevin-
> Sorry to bother you but I have a quick question.
> I am trying to attach a pci express Infiniband card to a guest VM via
> KVM (Fedora Core12 version kvm/qemu still uses pcbios).
> Unfortunately it fails. I suspect (please correct me if I'm wrong)
> it's due to the lack of PCIexpress support in the bios as mentioned
> in the talk of Isaku Yamahata and Akio Takebe during last Xen
> If so, would seabios fix it?
> Thank you for your time
> Jean-Christophe Ducom
I don't know. I think you need to ask the KVM folks.
Yes, please send your query to kvm(a)vger.kernel.org.
There are a lot of reasons passthrough can fail. It's usually not going
to be the firmware.
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