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Re: [Xen-users] domU inside another domU?

To: "Fajar A. Nugraha" <fajar@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-users] domU inside another domU?
From: Javier Guerra <javier@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 6 Feb 2009 10:33:46 -0500
Cc: "Ferreira, N. L. \(Nuno\)" <n.l.ferreira@xxxxx>, xen-users <xen-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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On Fri, Feb 6, 2009 at 10:29 AM, Fajar A. Nugraha <fajar@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 6, 2009 at 10:23 PM, Ferreira, N. L. (Nuno)
> <n.l.ferreira@xxxxx> wrote:
>> My idea was to create a domU with enough resources (say, 6 vcpu's and 2 GB
>> RAM per vcpu).
>> Then, I can give to the students the root passwd for this domU, and they can
>> start to build some VM's inside of it.
>> Is this idea feasible?
> No.
> You PROBABLY can :
> - have a normal linux kernel running
> - install virtualbox or vmware
> - create virtualbox/vmware linux guests with 2 CPU (or whatever max
> cpu it can give) and 2GB ram
> - give students password to virtualbox guests
> - install Xen with PV domU on virtualbox guests. HVM is not possible.

there are some experiments with KVM over KVM, once that get stable it
might be possible to do more Xen on KVM, eventually HVM would be


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