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Re: [Xen-users] Why Xen will deprecated? Is it to old?

To: Nick Couchman <Nick.Couchman@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-users] Why Xen will deprecated? Is it to old?
From: "Mr. Teo En Ming (Zhang Enming)" <space.time.universe@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 20 Oct 2009 21:32:58 +0800
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Can KVM do vga card passthrough yet?

On Tue, Oct 20, 2009 at 8:43 PM, Nick Couchman <Nick.Couchman@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>> On 2009/10/20 at 03:42, Jean Baptiste FAVRE
> <jean-baptiste.favre@xxxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> As I understand the mail, it just seems that specific Dom0 kernel
> will
>> disappear in next Debien stable release.
>> For the time being, when you want to build a Debian Dom0, you have
> to
>> install a specific "Xen-enabled" kernel.
>> Starting Squeeze, all these functionnalities will be intergrated in
> the
>> default kernel.
>> Regards,
>> JB
>> Alexandr R. Ogurtzoff a écrit :
>>> Hello,
>>> I'm confused why Xen is deprecated in the next Debian release, does
> it
>>> mean Xen dying? What is alternative? KVM?
>>> I've heard RH also is going to promote KVM only in a future
> releases.
>>> Can someone elaborate what does it mean?
>>> Thank You in advance.
>>> http://permalink.gmane.org/gmane.linux.debian.devel.announce/1407
>>> " xen dom 0
>>> +++++++++
>>> This feature will be included in the squeeze kernel release subject
> to
>>> ongoing stabilisation work. The feature will be marked as
> deprecated
>>> and will not appear in future releases. "
> As far as RedHat going KVM, yes, that's the virtualization technology
> that RedHat has decided to pursue.  I don't know if that means that Xen
> will be completely unavailable in RedHat, or if it just means that KVM
> will be the one they push by default in new installations.  If you go to
> the linux-kvm.org page, you'll notice the Redhat logo in the bottom
> corner - they purchased the company Qumranet, which is the primary
> funder of KVM development.
> -Nick
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