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Re: Kernel based virtual machine

On Mon, Oct 15, 2012 at 10:32:15AM +0200, Stephan wrote:
> 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

Xen is not limited either. NetBSD/Xen is, but this is going to
be fixed (much easier to fix than write KVM support :)

> -No special guest installation (Xen-Kernels for DomUs), Kernel images
> separate from vDisks

I could see this as a good thing (if the guest becomes hostile, at last
you know what kernel you did load), and this is not true for HVM
guests anyway.

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

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