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[Xen-devel] Re: [patch 7/8] Add a bootparameter to reserve high linear a

To: Pavel Machek <pavel@xxxxxx>
Subject: [Xen-devel] Re: [patch 7/8] Add a bootparameter to reserve high linear address space.
From: Jeremy Fitzhardinge <jeremy@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 04 May 2010 16:37:38 -0700
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On 12/31/1969 04:15 PM, Pavel Machek wrote:
> Dynamically loaded hypervisor? Do we really want to support that?

(Missed this because your datestamp was 1969...)

The idea was that you could boot a guest under VMWare fully virtualized
then switch it to a VMI guest by loading a module.  I don't think it
ever worked out - the transition was too trick to get right (especially
applying all the pvops patching to a live system).


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