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Re: Kernel based virtual machine
I strongly agree with this idea. I am using Qemu 1.1 on 6.0 BETA.
Guest systems with virtio support like NetBSD 6 are predestinated to
run with Qemu/KVM (virtio already works with plain qemu).
The advantages I see are
-much easier to set up in comarison to Xen
-not limited to 1 CPU for Dom0
-No special guest installation (Xen-Kernels for DomUs), Kernel images
separate from vDisks
There has been a simple kernel driver for qemu in the past (kqemu),
which has been dropped meanwhile. I saw some people made this run on
NetBSD/OpenBSD. KVM seems to be a little more advanced, enabling
things like SVM.
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