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Re: someone interested in packaging VirtualBox?



On Sunday 24 February 2008 16:20:44 Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 24, 2008 at 12:09:11PM +0100, Christoph H?ger wrote:

> > what do you exactly mean with "too ugly to live"? Is it that fragile bad
> > code or does it just not fit the kernel styling guidelines?
>
> In terms of accessing hardware virt capabilities, there is already a
> generic kernel module to expose hardware virtualization driver to userspace
> apps - it is called KVM.  If virtualbox needs access to hardware virt them
> it should use this existing driver.

VirtualBox does not need hardware virt capabilities, maybe it can use them, 
but the authors state that VirtualBox is faster without using hardware 
virtualization.

Regards,
Till

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