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Re: HVM virtualization?

On Sat, Oct 31, 2020 at 01:37:17PM -0500, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
> One of my hosting providers is converting VPSes from PV to HVM 
> virtualization due to security issue
> They say NetBSD does not work under HVM mode and can choose a different 
> BSD (or Linux).
> Can someone tell me about this? I did look briefly at 
> but don't understand the context 
> of the wiki saying it is supported but the hosting provider saying it 
> does not work.

plain HVM, with emulated devices, works without problems (and always has).
If they only support PV devices, then it works only in HEAD (GENERIC supports

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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