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Re: [fedora-virt] qemu xen?



On Sun, Aug 23, 2009 at 10:43:59PM -0400, Tom Horsley wrote:
> Just a completely off the wall question here:
> 
> Is anyone working on what might be called qemu-xen?
> 
> The idea would be for yet another emulation mode in
> qemu where qemu would provide an environment that looked
> (to the virtual machine) as if it were running
> paravirt under Xen.
> 
> But instead of the host needing to run the hypervisor,
> the hypervisor layer is being emulated by qemu
> instead as an ordinary linux process.
> 
> Seems like it might be able to be faster than completely
> software emulation, yet still support VMs on machines
> without the hardware support required for KVM.
> 

There's xenner, but it requires KVM.

-- Pasi


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