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Re: [Xen-devel] State of nested VMX

To: domiel forty-two <domiel42@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] State of nested VMX
From: Tim Deegan <Tim.Deegan@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 27 Oct 2010 10:34:34 +0100
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At 01:27 +0100 on 27 Oct (1288142842), domiel forty-two wrote:
> I noticed a flurry of postings about nested Xen about a month back.
> What state is it in? Is it possible to now run nested HVM?

Not yet, though you could try taking the latest posted patches from
Eddie Dong (VMX) or Christoph Egger (SVM). 

> If so what CPUs are supported?
> If it's not in a usable state what other possibilities are there to run 
> nested 
> with full VT support? Can any other virtualiser be used to achieve this?

I believe qemu and KVM support it; possibly some others.


Tim Deegan <Tim.Deegan@xxxxxxxxxx>
Principal Software Engineer, XenServer Engineering
Citrix Systems UK Ltd.  (Company #02937203, SL9 0BG)

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