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Re: GSoC project about virtualization using Hurd mechanisms

From: Lluis
Subject: Re: GSoC project about virtualization using Hurd mechanisms
Date: Thu, 17 Apr 2008 12:15:27 +0200
User-agent: Mutt 1.5.17+20080114 (2008-01-14)

El Tue, Apr 15, 2008 at 08:48:26AM +0200, olafBuddenhagen@gmx.net ens deleit� 
amb les seg�ents paraules:
> Well, for one -- as I said -- the hypervisor could be completely 
> transparent, just emulating the "real" device, so the subhurd doesn't 
> even know it's not talking to the kernel. This is more complicated on the 
> hypervisor side, but has the advantage of requiring no modifications in 
> the guest system using it.
> So unless I am missing something important now, my previous statement was 
> false. Having the hypervisor (or the BPF server) implemented as a 
> translator should not make things more complicated in any way :-)

And using a device hypervisor can have very nice properties for mutually 
communicating virtualized environments:


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