Slow networking on NOVA-vbox

Josef Söntgen josef.soentgen at ...1...
Wed Feb 17 19:19:07 CET 2016


* Igor <freescalereg at ...129...> [2016-02-17 20:55:30 +0300]:
> I normally have 100 Mbps Internet, but on Nova-vbox it was initially
> about 10 Mbps. I revisited all network chain from iPXE Intel driver
> up to vbox/network.cpp. Ripped some (unneccessary for me) code from
> nic_drv, increased vbox prioprity to -1 (works great), use virtio
> instead of Intel PRO/1000, disable UART logging (on low level though).
> As a result, the best speed I've seen was about 25 Mbps while on my
> base Windows 7 I have exactly 100 Mbps in vbox for any guest.

There were issues with certain Intel nics that are fixed on the current
master branch [1]. Please give this commit a try.



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