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Re: wip/virtualbox vs emulators/qemu vs xen performance comparison?

On Tue, Jun 05, 2018 at 07:56:50PM +0200, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> If you want to run on a desktop you'll probably run into graphic drivers
> issues with NetBSD/Xen.
> qemu on NetBSD is a plain emulator, no hardware speedup.
> I'm not sure what virtualbox would do on a NetBSD host. AFAIK this would
> need some kernel support which we don't have.

Thanks. I think virtualbox might not be an option while qemu may be ruled
out due to being too slow for this application.

The leaves only Xen as an option.

I do not have any high end graphics requirements (3D etc). Could Xen still
be a problem. Here is a link to hardware specification:

May be I'll also try out Xen to see whether it works.


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