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Re: X2 motherboards



On Sun, Jul 17, 2005 at 05:01:27PM -0300, Pedro Fernandes Macedo wrote:
> G. Vamsee Krishna wrote:
> 
> >That's some real specs. Impressive.
> >
> >And I got a question. On a single-core processor, we can run only ONE 
> >operating system at a time. That OS takes care of all the management 
> >behind the scenes. So, is it really possible to run 2 OSs at a time on 
> >a dual-core processor?
> 
> AFAIK , on current dual core CPUs , no. There's some technologies being 
> worked on (I think one of them is called Vanderpool by Intel ) that 
> theoretically will allow virtualization on the CPU level... Probably 
> it'll be something like Xen on steroids...

Most people who run Xen actually need the VServer patch, they just haven't
heard.

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