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Re: [libvirt] Adding VirtualBox support to libvirt



On Thu, Feb 26, 2009 at 05:20:55PM +0100, Pritesh Kothari wrote:

> > > What exactly does the tag <os_type>xen</os_type> exactly mean? how can
> > > xen, hvm, etc be an os type?
> >
> > It's a horrible wart. OS type really means "v12n method", and it means
> > either paravirt or HVM here. Presumably vbox wouldn't use this choice
> > (remember the relax ng spec isn't/can't be completely prescriptive).
> 
> so you mean to say, I can just use the parts necessary for me and don't care 
> about the rest?

Well it depends on the particular circumstances, but certainly, drivers
are at liberty not to use bits that aren't relevant (though you might
want to complain if you actually see some)

regards
john


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