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Re: [Xen-devel] Re: [XCP] new version available

On Thu, Jan 21, 2010 at 05:48:07PM +0000, Ian Pratt wrote:
> > > > That's cool! Is there some comparison with GPLPV drivers in case of
> > > > stability, speed, features and so on?
> > > > It looks a bit like future competition between the two driver packs?
> > >
> > > Well the major difference is that GPLPV drivers are opensource,
> > > and the Citrix Windows PV drivers provided in XCP are not.
> > 
> > Ah, I see - too bad Citrix couldn't open source them :)
> They're freely distributable in binary form, but they link against various 
> MSFT libraries which have licenses that restrict what can be done with the 
> source. The binaries pass all the MSFT class-specific WHQL tests and are 
> signed so you don't get annoying pop-ups when installing them.

They work fine on bare-bone Xen? I remember seeing in the past data
about having to add some extra keys in XenStore for this. Is that still
the case?

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