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Re: [Xen-devel] Re: [Xen-users] Xen viridian support/features

To: Nathan Eisenberg <nathan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] Re: [Xen-users] Xen viridian support/features
From: Pasi Kärkkäinen <pasik@xxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 21 Jul 2009 20:15:33 +0300
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On Tue, Jul 21, 2009 at 10:23:26AM +0300, Pasi Kärkkäinen wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 20, 2009 at 01:44:25PM -0700, Nathan Eisenberg wrote:
> > I don't normally news-post, cross-post, or even post to devel at all, but I 
> > thought this was quite interesting.
> > 
> > Apparently, Microsoft submitted 20,000 lines of device driver code for 
> > inclusion in the staging kernel.  
> >
> > Perhaps this is a step towards paravirtualized Windows guests in Xen?  That 
> > would be quite compelling.
> > 
> Xen already supports "Enlightened" Win2008/Windows7 (and Vista?) when you
> enable viridian=1 in the HVM domU cfg.

Then again I'm not sure "how much" of viridian stuff Xen currently

Maybe someone else has more knowledge about this? 

-- Pasi

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