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Re: [GSoC] Virtualization Using Hurd Mechanisms

From: Thomas Schwinge
Subject: Re: [GSoC] Virtualization Using Hurd Mechanisms
Date: Thu, 12 Apr 2012 15:06:06 +0200
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Only a quick comment for the moment.

On Thu, 12 Apr 2012 13:39:57 +0200, Samuel Thibault <samuel.thibault@gnu.org> 
> Pierre Thierry, le Thu 12 Apr 2012 11:47:23 +0200, a écrit :
> > Funny thing is, I almost started writing Hurd0 for parent Hurd, and I
> > immediately realized one of the huge advantages of Hurd against
> > paravirtualization: a virtualized Hurd can be the parent Hurd for
> > another virtualized Hurd. It's turtles all the way down!
> Yes!  The only necessary difference between a "guest" Hurd and the
> "root" Hurd is what device its console is on :)

That's also why the term Neighbor Hurd,
<http://www.gnu.org/software/hurd/hurd/neighborhurd.html>, as opposed to
Sub-Hurd, <http://www.gnu.org/software/hurd/hurd/subhurd.html> may be
more appropriate.


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