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Re: [Xen-users] xen Paravirtualization for WinXP or WinVista on AMD Phen

To: "Keith Coleman" <list.keith@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-users] xen Paravirtualization for WinXP or WinVista on AMD Phenom x4
From: "David Stockwell" <dstockwell@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 26 Feb 2009 21:33:00 -0600
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Thank you for your rapid reponse. It almost looks too easy...not Linux-ey at all. I will dive in after the weekend.

FWIW, I am already running VMWare Workstation on my laptop, so will be interested in comparing the two environments WRT performance, usability, etc.


----- Original Message -----
Modified windows was only required in the old days before full
virtualization. Here is an example config for full virtualization:

Keith Coleman

On Thu, Feb 26, 2009 at 9:25 PM, David Stockwell
<dstockwell@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
It is not clear to me whether Windows is supported under xen at this point.

I have built a new machine with an AMD Phenom x4 and 8GB RAM, lots of disk (but FakeRAID, another story), etc., etc. Should be an absolute fire-eater, and able to support multiple concurrent Linux instance for development.
However, some of the Apps I have to useneed to run under Windows XP+.

According to some of the docs, xen will support some xen-ized form of
Windoze under 3.3.1, but it is not clear where I can find the "slightly
modified" form of WinVista or XP that will run happily in a DomU.

Any clues?

David Stockwell

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