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Re: Xen on NetBSD 4.0-RELEASE and Windows HVM
Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
Well, the How To is pretty much all what you need. Perhaps the wiki
entry could be helpful too:
On Mon, 7 Apr 2008 10:02:58 -0500
"Dinesh Nadarajah" <dinesh.nadarajah%gmail.com@localhost> wrote:
If anyone has any writeup they can post on the steps and procedures in
additional to the HOWTO, that would be very much appreciated.
Yes, expect to have troubles relating to devices which needs special
care like audio and video (especially when using 3D functionalities of
Any gottas to watch out for?
I never tried to run multimedia applications between domains, so I do
not know the exact behavior. IMHO, to have full duplex capabilities with
audio (for example), you will need special sound daemons, like esd or
If you are willing to use HVM guests and profit from their ACPI states,
yes. ACPI support was added to Xen with v3.2. You can also suspend dom0
Which version of Xen should I be installing? 3.0.x or 3.1.x. I also
see from Xen's site that they have released 3.2
I think that for a laptop, you really need Xen 3.2, since (as I
understand it) Xen doesn't support laptops properly (i.e., power
management and suspend/resume) on earlier releases.
With 3.1 and lower, PV guests are only suspendable/resumable if they
I do not use Xen 3.2, so I may be wrong there. Feel free to correct any
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