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Re: [Xen-devel] terminology of nestedhvm

On Tuesday 14 September 2010 08:55:43 Dong, Eddie wrote:
> Tim Deegan wrote:
> > At 10:51 +0100 on 13 Sep (1284375082), Dong, Eddie wrote:
> >> Currently, the term nestedhvm is vastly used. I am curious: will we
> >> support nestedPVM in future?  If not, I guess nestedvm, or nvm is
> >> better. Just 2 cents.
> >
> > We already do support nesting PV in HVM.  I doubt we'll ever support
> > PV-in-PV.
> I believe so.
> > I like "nested HVM"; it describes exactly what the feature does.
> Mmm, I may be bias since to me VM is same with HVM. But PVM is special. HVM
> is invented to distinguish with PVM only, but in nested virtualization, if
> we don't have PVM, then the existing of HVM is not that high priority. But
> I can follow if that is the wish.
> But at least it should be nested_vcpu rather than nested HVM, since we are
> talking about per VCPU stuff. Of course nestedhvm_vcpu is fine too though
> it is much longer.
> Or just use nvcpu, nhvm?

If you were using a clear namespace scheme, you wouldn't need to hang up 
yourself on nuances how to call things.


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