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Re: [Xen-devel] Re: [Xen-users] Xen 4.1 Feature Request List

To: Jeremy Fitzhardinge <jeremy@xxxxxxxx>, Grant McWilliams <grantmasterflash@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] Re: [Xen-users] Xen 4.1 Feature Request List
From: Keir Fraser <keir.fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 07 Apr 2010 19:07:58 +0100
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On 07/04/2010 18:17, "Jeremy Fitzhardinge" <jeremy@xxxxxxxx> wrote:

>>    1. Nesting
>>          1. As silly as this feature sounds it may be why I leave Xen
>>             for KVM. This would be useful for teaching management of
>>             VMs. A student could have a Dom0 and start up DomUs inside
>>             it without each on needing their own physical machine.
> Xen nests OK, so long as you're happy running purely PV guests within
> the inner Xen.

There are patches imminently incoming to do this for HVM-on-HVM, for AMD SVM
at least.

 -- Keir

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