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Re: [Xen-devel] Re: [Xen-users] Xen viridian support/features

To: Tim Deegan <Tim.Deegan@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] Re: [Xen-users] Xen viridian support/features
From: Jeremy Fitzhardinge <jeremy@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 23 Jul 2009 14:28:39 -0700
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On 07/23/09 07:27, Tim Deegan wrote:
> At 15:19 +0100 on 23 Jul (1248362393), Pasi K?rkk?inen wrote:
>> Any plans to write support for paravirtual viridian disk/network backends?
>> (I assume they have stuff like that implemented in hyper-v).
> I don't think anyone's doing that, but there is a choice of Xen PV
> drivers for Windows that will do the job.  Are the PV driver interfaces
> even public?  I don't remember seeing them in the hyper-v spec, though I
> haven't read the latest version.

They were implicitly published, at least to some extent, in the form of
the big HyperV PV driver dump for Linux.  But I don't think those
drivers are very featureful yet, though they claim to be planning to
release more updates.


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