[qubes-users] Re: Intel X540-AT2 network card worked in Qubes 3.2, fails in 4.0.1?

2019-01-16 Thread Jarle Thorsen
> Having just installed Qubes 4.0.1 I am not able to get my 10Gb Intel X540-AT2 > network card to work. It worked out of the box in Qubes 3.2. > > This is what I get in the net-vm: > > $ sudo dmesg |grep ixgbe > [2.737931] ixgbe: Intel(R) 10 Gigabit PCI Express Network Driver - > version

[qubes-users] Intel X540-AT2 network card worked in Qubes 3.2, fails in 4.0.1?

2019-01-16 Thread Jarle Thorsen
Having just installed Qubes 4.0.1 I am not able to get my 10Gb Intel X540-AT2 network card to work. It worked out of the box in Qubes 3.2. This is what I get in the net-vm: $ sudo dmesg |grep ixgbe [2.737931] ixgbe: Intel(R) 10 Gigabit PCI Express Network Driver - version 5.1.0-k [

Re: [qubes-users] Fedora 26 appvm crashes, how to debug?

2018-08-17 Thread Jarle Thorsen
> VM logs should be in /var/log/xen/console, IIRC. But note that Fedora 26 > is EOL a few months ago. You should probably upgrade to the Fedora 28 > template instead: "sudo qubes-dom0-update qubes-template-fedora-28". Thanks a lot. Upgraded to Fedora-28 now, hopefully problem solved :) -- You

[qubes-users] Fedora 26 appvm crashes, how to debug?

2018-08-16 Thread Jarle Thorsen
I'v been running Qubes 3.2 for a long time and never had problems with crashing appvms... Suddenly one of my appvms based on Fedora 2.6 has begun to randomly shut down on me. It seems to be related to me using the gnome file manager (related to file activity on mounted samba shares?). Does

Re: [qubes-users] Re: Slow network speed outside netvm

2018-02-02 Thread Jarle Thorsen
Ilpo Järvinen: > > Great find Ilpo! Did you have to do some iptables-trickery for this > > testing? I have ping working between proxy and appvm, but iperf and nc > > both tell me no route to host? > > Yes, I did (it replies with ICMP by default). You'll need to fill in the > vif IP-address to

Re: [qubes-users] Re: Slow network speed outside netvm

2018-02-02 Thread Jarle Thorsen
Ilpo Järvinen: > Can you try if you get better throughput between a proxy vm and an appvm > using this kind of topology? > > sys-net <-> iperf-srv (proxyvm) <-> iperf-cli (appvm) > > I could push ~10Gbps with one flow and slightly more with more parallel > flows between them. Great find Ilpo!

Re: [qubes-users] Re: Slow network speed outside netvm

2018-02-01 Thread Jarle Thorsen
Ilpo Järvinen: > I found this: > https://wiki.xenproject.org/wiki/Xen-netback_and_xen-netfront_multi-queue_performance_testing Thanks, I'll have a look. > It might be that roughly 4Gbps might be what you can get for cross-vm with > one flow (but those results are quite old). > > I guess that

Re: [qubes-users] Re: Slow network speed outside netvm

2018-02-01 Thread Jarle Thorsen
Ilpo Järvinen: > I'd next try to tweak the txqueuelen (at the netvm side): > sudo ifconfig vifxx.0 txqueuelen > > Appvm side (eth0) seems to have 1000 but the other side (vifxx.0) has > only 64 by default that seems a bit small for high-performance transfers. Thanks a lot for your help

Re: [qubes-users] Re: Slow network speed outside netvm

2018-01-31 Thread Jarle Thorsen
Mike Keehan: > It sounds a bit ambitious to run 10gb per sec from one VM through > another and onto the wire. I suspect you are memory speed limited > if you are using a straightforward desktop pc. I'm not sure what is the limiting factor (memory speed, xen overhead?), but I just did an iperf

Re: [qubes-users] Re: Slow network speed outside netvm

2018-01-31 Thread Jarle Thorsen
Ilpo Järvinen: > Please also check that GSO (generic-segmentation-offload) is on at > the sending appvm eth0 (I don't remember if the depency logic causes it to > get toggled off when SG was off'ed and cannot check it ATM myself). Yes, GSO is automatically turned on when SG is enabled. > >

Re: [qubes-users] Re: Slow network speed outside netvm

2018-01-31 Thread Jarle Thorsen
Ilpo Järvinen: > Scatter-Gather. > > > Are you talking about enabling sg on the virtual network device in the > > netvm? > > > > Something like "sudo ethtool -K vif12.0 sg on" ? > > Yes. For both that and the eth0 in appvm. This made a huge performance boost! (single threaded iperf went

[qubes-users] Re: Slow network speed outside netvm

2018-01-31 Thread Jarle Thorsen
Alex Duboise: > Interested to find out too. Have you tried from FirewallVM? Same slow performance when iperf is run from a FirewallVM that is connected to the netvm. > Could you also test what happen when during the load test you start a > disposable VM? Does it drop Running iperf in the

Re: [qubes-users] Re: Slow network speed outside netvm

2018-01-31 Thread Jarle Thorsen
onsdag 31. januar 2018 11.12.33 UTC+1 skrev Ilpo Järvinen følgende: > On Wed, 31 Jan 2018, Jarle Thorsen wrote: > > onsdag 31. januar 2018 10.50.09 UTC+1 skrev Jarle Thorsen følgende: > > > My netvm (Fedora 26 template) has a 10gbe network card, and from > > > within

[qubes-users] Re: Slow network speed outside netvm

2018-01-31 Thread Jarle Thorsen
onsdag 31. januar 2018 10.50.09 UTC+1 skrev Jarle Thorsen følgende: > My netvm (Fedora 26 template) has a 10gbe network card, and from within the > netwm I have no problem saturating the 10Gbit link using iperf to an external > server. > > However, in any vm sending traffic throu

[qubes-users] Slow network speed outside netvm

2018-01-31 Thread Jarle Thorsen
My netvm (Fedora 26 template) has a 10gbe network card, and from within the netwm I have no problem saturating the 10Gbit link using iperf to an external server. However, in any vm sending traffic through this netvm I can only get around 2Gbit max using the same iperf command against the same

[qubes-users] Slow network speed in Windows HVM?

2017-12-22 Thread Jarle Thorsen
In Qubes 3.2 I have a Windows 7 HVM (with windows tools installed) connected to a NetVM with a 10Gbe network card. The Windows VM has plenty of memory and cpu-cores allocated. I use iperf to test the bandwith to an external server using similar iperf settings in both VM's. (Trying different -w

Re: [qubes-users] Use another Window Manager (awesome) with Qubes OS

2017-09-29 Thread Jarle Thorsen
torsdag 28. september 2017 20.09.10 UTC+2 skrev One7two99 følgende: > Hello Holger, > > > > > I"ve been using awesome for almost 10 years and when I switched to Qubes > > > half a year ago I wanted to continue using awesome, saw these instructions > > and > > > gave i3 a try. (Which is a

[qubes-users] xfce4-panel - Applications menu, no icons?

2017-09-25 Thread Jarle Thorsen
Having installed i3wm in Qubes 3.2, I still wanted the xfce4-panel: I manually start it from the i3-config: exec xfce4-panel --disable-wm-check The funny thing is that none of the entries in the Applications menu have an icon anymore? They worked just fine with the default xfce desktop, and I

[qubes-users] Convert Fedora appvm to HVM?

2017-08-24 Thread Jarle Thorsen
When working in a specific appvm I find myself having to install new programs all the time. Having to install the new programs in the template and restarting the appvm is getting tiresome, and ruining my workflow... Is there an easy way to create a new HVM based on current template + appvm, or

Re: [qubes-users] Configuring i3 window titlebar in Qubes

2017-06-20 Thread Jarle Thorsen
jkitt: > Strange.. because I've never had to do that, yet my title bar is > automagically colored. I think I'm using the package from the testing repo, > and also the qubes i3 config found on the wiki. I also have automagically coloring working, I just wanted to be able to edit the settings

[qubes-users] Configuring i3 window titlebar in Qubes

2017-06-15 Thread Jarle Thorsen
Having Qubes automatically give the titlebar of the windows the same coulour as defined for the VM is a nice thing. However I would like to make it more easy to visually identify which window is in focus, the change of colour for focused windows is too subtle for me.I would like to use bold

[qubes-users] Re: How can I change the root image file to be launched?

2017-06-08 Thread Jarle Thorsen
Patrick Bouldin: > Hi, > > Long story but when I launch an app VM that is pointing to the fedora-24 root > image (says so on the Qubes VM Manager), it actually looks in the fedora-23 > folder. In dom0 I have verified that the image file exists in the fedora-24 > folder, and doesn't any longer

[qubes-users] Open in (disp)vm from Windows HVM?

2017-06-01 Thread Jarle Thorsen
Is it possible (from the command-line of a Windows VM with Qubes tools installed) to open a file in a linux appvm or dispvm? How? -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "qubes-users" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from

[qubes-users] Re: Installing qubes-window-tools makes win7 HVM GUI unusable

2017-05-22 Thread Jarle Thorsen
> > I have now found the very slow GUI described in my previous thread > > https://groups.google.com/d/msg/qubes-users/gzS8Zc9StxQ/gSwEC-fdFAAJ to be > > a direct result of installing the qubes-windows-tools into the VM. > > > > That's why I'm starting a new thread focusing on this problem

[qubes-users] qvm-usb -a works on old phone, hangs on new phone

2017-05-05 Thread Jarle Thorsen
Just a quick note to see if anybody have experienced similar problem: Connecting an old Samsung Galaxy S3 phone to my app-vm using "qvm-usb -a" works just fine. I can connect to the phone via adb in the appvm. Trying to connect a new Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge the same way, the "qvm-usb -a"

[qubes-users] Network Link Speed in VM?

2017-03-17 Thread Jarle Thorsen
My netVM has a 10Gb network card, and hence a 10Gb link speed on it's network interface. However I notice that my Windows HVM only has a 1 Gb link speed? (I'm unable to list the link speed for my linux VMs for some reason?) Is it possible to get the VMs to use 10Gb network? (or is the link

[qubes-users] Re: shrink ntfs from qubes - what do use for this?

2017-02-27 Thread Jarle Thorsen
Oleg Artemiev: > Last time I wanted such a thing I was using a tool like partition > magic (boot from toolset disk). It was a few years ago. Is there a > relatively safe way to shrink a win7 partition from linux w/o > destroyng already installed win7 or current linux tools for this are > known to

Re: [qubes-users] NetVM without firewall, no PING from outside?

2017-02-23 Thread Jarle Thorsen
Unman: > Jarle - there are a few things you could do. One of them would be to > distribute a static route using your DHCP server - implementing > a classless static route if your server supports it would be best. You > would need to put the external iface of the netVM as the gateway to the >

Re: [qubes-users] NetVM without firewall, no PING from outside?

2017-02-23 Thread Jarle Thorsen
Manuel Amador (Rudd-O): > Qubes-network-server takes care of this for you. Yes, I know about Qubes-network-server, but I was hoping to get this working without requiring static IPs for AppVMs, and also better support for Windows VMs. -- You received this message because you are subscribed to

Re: [qubes-users] NetVM without firewall, no PING from outside?

2017-02-14 Thread Jarle Thorsen
> Unman: > > I suggest you read the docs: > > www.qubes-os.org/doc/firewall has a section on allowing traffic in to > > qubes. > > Thank you for the link. It provided a good foundation. > > > But this may not be what you want. It reads as if you want to have > > sys-net operating as a router.

[qubes-users] Re: Trouble installing Windows SP1 7 64-bit on Qubes 3.2

2017-02-09 Thread Jarle Thorsen
> I have the same Problem :( > When I change the model type to Cirrus,then appear a libvirtError that > doesn't make any sense to me: > > Orignal Message: libvirt.libvirtError: Operation schlug fehl: Domain > 'win7x64test2' ist bereits mit UUID ---- > definiert

[qubes-users] Installing qubes-window-tools makes win7 HVM GUI unusable

2017-02-03 Thread Jarle Thorsen
I have now found the very slow GUI described in my previous thread https://groups.google.com/d/msg/qubes-users/gzS8Zc9StxQ/gSwEC-fdFAAJ to be a direct result of installing the qubes-windows-tools into the VM. That's why I'm starting a new thread focusing on this problem here. After initial

[qubes-users] Re: Possible to get usable Win7 gui?

2017-02-03 Thread Jarle Thorsen
> "Is it possible to have a Windows VM without any lag". > > Yes, I can confirm that it is possible. I run Windows 7 completely lag free > on Qubes OS, it feels very snappy and instant, just as if it was running bare > metal. Both with or without seamless mode. > > I've installed Qubes

Re: [qubes-users] Re: Possible to get usable Win7 gui?

2017-02-02 Thread Jarle Thorsen
> hmm weird, my windows 7 vm is a little laggy, but I figured its normal. > it doesn't increase over time for me and doesn't seem that bad. Have you > tried to set the windows system setting to performance mode? > > If you try to do gpu intensive tasks it might be an issue though. My

Re: [qubes-users] Re: Possible to get usable Win7 gui?

2017-01-28 Thread Jarle Thorsen
: hmm weird, my windows 7 vm is a little laggy, but I figured its normal. it doesn't increase over time for me and doesn't seem that bad. Have you tried to set the windows system setting to performance mode? If you try to do gpu intensive tasks it might be an issue

Re: [qubes-users] NetVM without firewall, no PING from outside?

2017-01-23 Thread Jarle Thorsen
Unman: > I suggest you read the docs: > www.qubes-os.org/doc/firewall has a section on allowing traffic in to > qubes. Thank you for the link. It provided a good foundation. > But this may not be what you want. It reads as if you want to have > sys-net operating as a router. You can do this

[qubes-users] Re: Problem adding USB controller to win7 VM

2017-01-19 Thread Jarle Thorsen
Grzesiek Chodzicki: > > I'm trying to have my phone connected via USB to my win7 VM so that I can > > flash it with custom firmware. > > > > I have three different USB controllers so I don't mind giving up one of the > > controllers to the win7 VM. > > > > The controllers work just fine when

Re: [qubes-users] Have Windows VM open and play video in Linux VM?

2017-01-02 Thread Jarle Thorsen
john.david.r.smith: > there are two ways: > 1) (the better way if you can get a working setup) > for sound/video you can use streaming software (i did this some time ago). > you have a windows vm W and some linux vm N. > you set N as netvm for W. > then you use some virtual soundcard (i think i

Re: [qubes-users] Have Windows VM open and play video in Linux VM?

2017-01-02 Thread Jarle Thorsen
Alex: > I think the "Open in DispVM" feature would match your request; is it > available for windows tools too? (don't know, I'd do it like that in linux) In the right-click menu in Windows explorer you have "Send to->Edit in DispVM" that might do the trick, but I am looking for a command-line

[qubes-users] Have Windows VM open and play video in Linux VM?

2017-01-02 Thread Jarle Thorsen
As there is currently no audio support for Windows in Qubes OS: Can I use any of the Qubes windows tools to copy a video file to a Linux vm and have it start playing there? The file should only be copied to a temp directory, and not put in QubesIncomming. Which tool/syntax will let me do

Re: [qubes-users] Re: Possible to get usable Win7 gui?

2017-01-01 Thread Jarle Thorsen
Robert Fisk: > I run a Win7 VM on a i5 gen 4 ULV machine. I have always had problems > with lag increasing over time. On bootup the VM is fast, but after 20 > min it is unusable with each screen redraw taking ~4 sec and associated > high CPU usage. This has happened both on R3.0 and R3.2. > > I

Re: [qubes-users] Re: Possible to get usable Win7 gui?

2017-01-01 Thread Jarle Thorsen
> My Windows 7 and Windows 10 VM's feel reasonably responsive for > getting work done (although I definitely wouldn't want to try gaming > with that level of latency). My dom0 resolution is larger than yours; > I haven't adjusted the default resolution in the Windows VM's. > > The Windows VM's

Re: [qubes-users] Number of vcpus for machine with many cores?

2017-01-01 Thread Jarle Thorsen
Thank you for your detailed answer. I realise that number of vcpus to choose is a hot topic. In my 32 core system,if I give a vm 3 vcpus, does this mean that this vm will never be able to exceed 1/10th of the system's total cpu power? -- You received this message because you are subscribed

[qubes-users] Number of vcpus for machine with many cores?

2016-12-31 Thread Jarle Thorsen
I'm abut to move my Qubes OS to a new machine with 32 cpu cores. When I run Windows on bare metal a program like 7-zip have no problem saturating almost 100% of all 32 cores. To let a program like 7-zip do the same thing in a Qubes OS HVM,will I have to give the HVM close to 32 vcpus, or

Re: [qubes-users] Re: Tip: Faster reboot

2016-12-30 Thread Jarle Thorsen
> FWIW, I've been using simple shutdown and reboot scripts to work > around this issue (I think since I first started using Qubes). Here's > an example: > > ``` > #!/bin/bash > qvm-shutdown --wait --all \ > - --exclude=sys-net \ > - --exclude=sys-firewall \ > - --exclude=sys-usb \ > -

[qubes-users] Re: Possible to get usable Win7 gui?

2016-12-29 Thread Jarle Thorsen
torsdag 29. desember 2016 13.14.25 UTC+1 skrev Grzesiek Chodzicki følgende: > W dniu czwartek, 29 grudnia 2016 13:07:44 UTC+1 użytkownik Jarle Thorsen > napisał: > > Currently my Windows 7 StandaloneVM feels a bit sluggish. > > > > Moving windows (no

[qubes-users] Possible to get usable Win7 gui?

2016-12-29 Thread Jarle Thorsen
Currently my Windows 7 StandaloneVM feels a bit sluggish. Moving windows (no phun intended) is a pain. Is it possible to have a Windows VM without any lag, or is this just a part of the deal with Qubes OS? What tweaks should I do to get my Windows VM as responsive as possible? I have no

[qubes-users] Re: Unable to install SEH UTN Manager in Win7 hvm

2016-12-23 Thread Jarle Thorsen
onsdag 23. november 2016 08.53.31 UTC+1 skrev Jarle Thorsen følgende: > I am unable to install SEH UTN Manager > (https://www.seh-technology.com/fileadmin/user/downloads/deviceserver/tools/sehutnmanager-win-3.0.21.zip) > in my win7 hvm. > > I have tried both with/withou

Re: [qubes-users] [SOLVED] Trouble installing Windows SP1 7 64-bit on Qubes 3.2

2016-12-07 Thread Jarle Thorsen
> That's great ! It works for me too ! > > > > Quoting the interesting part  from the article : > > > > I found you can pass a custom config to > qvm-start. I copied the config for the vm to another location > (from /var/lib/qubes/vm-templates/win7/win7.conf

[qubes-users] Re: Trouble installing Windows SP1 7 64-bit on Qubes 3.2

2016-12-06 Thread Jarle Thorsen
tirsdag 6. desember 2016 11.07.52 UTC+1 skrev Swâmi Petaramesh følgende: > Hello, > > I run Qubes 3.2 on an HP ProBook 6470b laptop > > I'm trying to install Windows 7 64-bit SP1 following instructions : > https://www.qubes-os.org/doc/hvm/ > > I'm using an ISO file sitting in an AppVM. > > I

[qubes-users] Re: Qubes OS 3.2 Installation Issues: anaconda 'text mode' Installation Destination autopart failed LUKS

2016-11-23 Thread Jarle Thorsen
> I did exactly that; selected the Full option and it produced the error > message I listed. Using the Standard Partition Scheme has the same result, > but with a second error message that is identical to the first, except for > "sda3" instead of "sda2". Did you remember to tick the little box

[qubes-users] Re: Qubes OS 3.2 Installation Issues: anaconda 'text mode' Installation Destination autopart failed LUKS

2016-11-23 Thread Jarle Thorsen
onsdag 23. november 2016 01.16.40 UTC+1 skrev pixel...@gmail.com følgende: > Device: Lenovo ThinkPad L450 modified with OCZ Trion 150 (480GB) SSD > Installation Setup: USB Drive with prepared ISO, using Basic Graphics mode > under Troubleshooting due to system lockup in GUI mode. > > Primary

[qubes-users] Unable to install SEH UTN Manager in Win7 hvm

2016-11-22 Thread Jarle Thorsen
I am unable to install SEH UTN Manager (https://www.seh-technology.com/fileadmin/user/downloads/deviceserver/tools/sehutnmanager-win-3.0.21.zip) in my win7 hvm. I have tried both with/without QWT installed. The problem seems to be related to signing of the driver, see attached screenshots. I