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Re: news about Sun's xen variant

Greg Troxel wrote:

I don't really know anything about this, but if it is truly open source
or even perhaps not it would be nice to be able to run this on not just
i386/amd64 but sparc.

IIRC, xVM is Xen-based for x86 archs, and uses logical domains for SPARC (with hardware assisted instructions), which requires support for sun4v.

I am not sure that netbsd supports sun4v :( A quick search reveals that freebsd is working on a port though.

Jean-Yves Migeon

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