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[Xen-devel] Réf. : Re: [Xen-devel] "Bounties" on XEN to Windows2000 support

  • To: xen-devel <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • From: "Antoine NIVARD" <anivard@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 9 Dec 2004 13:14:44 +0100
  • Delivery-date: Thu, 09 Dec 2004 12:15:37 +0000
  • List-id: List for Xen developers <xen-devel.lists.sourceforge.net>

>> We are ready to spend more than 10.000 euros to help Xen to support
>> 2000

>I asked a Microsoft sales guy about ports of Windows and got this quote
>forwarded from the Microsoft Research guys in Cambridge

>"The XenoXP work is not currently under active development.  Whilst
>there is no *technical* reason that it can't be done (and it would
Ok great

>actually be much easier with the new Xen hypervisor interface), there
>are many tricky political/legal issues.
I don't understand than VMWARE (ESX)[1] can do it, and XenoXP can not.

For example (under a guest Virtual Vmware) the networking card is an  AMD
PCNET, video card, etc.

We need to create specials drivers for Xen?
why Xen can't do that?
Legal issue? developpement under NDA?

      Antoine N.

[1] http://www.vmware.com/products/server/esx_specs.html
NDA: Non "Disclosur" Agrement

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