Updating VirtIO on a VM?


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I built my current Windows 10 VM with virtio-win-0.1.126-2.iso, and I see now that there is a much newer stable version available. What would I need to do to update my VM with the newest VirtO? Do I need to do a full reinstall? Or is it simply just mounting the disk and then installing the handful of drivers I installed previously?

 

I ask because I am getting some weird slowdowns and short lockups randomly, and I'm trying to rule out as many potential causes as possible.

 

Thanks!

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You can mount the updated .iso file and then go into Windows 10 and update your drivers there. You'll find them in device manager. 1 is under disk devices, 1 under network adapters, and 2 under system devices. You should also run the updated guest agent.

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