[Openstack-operators] Change NIC type from realtek to virtio

Thomas Vachon vachon at sessionm.com
Mon Nov 19 14:42:52 UTC 2012

On Mon, Nov 19, 2012 at 9:37 AM, Nux! <nux at li.nux.ro> wrote:
> Hello,
> What's the proper way of changing the type of NIC virtual machines are
> using? I notice that by default it's Realtek, I want virtio.
> Any reason virtio is not default?
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> Nux!
> www.nux.ro

There were serious bugs in virtio on Ubuntu 12.04LTS until recently
(loss of connectivity to instances).  I would suspect that is the one
of the reasons it is not default yet.

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