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Re: [Xen-users] News - Microsoft Submits Drivers for Paravirtualization

To: Nathan Eisenberg <nathan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-users] News - Microsoft Submits Drivers for Paravirtualization
From: Pasi Kärkkäinen <pasik@xxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 21 Jul 2009 10:23:26 +0300
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On Mon, Jul 20, 2009 at 01:44:25PM -0700, Nathan Eisenberg wrote:
> I don't normally news-post, cross-post, or even post to devel at all, but I 
> thought this was quite interesting.
> Apparently, Microsoft submitted 20,000 lines of device driver code for 
> inclusion in the staging kernel.  
> Perhaps this is a step towards paravirtualized Windows guests in Xen?  That 
> would be quite compelling.

Xen already supports "Enlightened" Win2008/Windows7 (and Vista?) when you
enable viridian=1 in the HVM domU cfg.

-- Pasi

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