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Re: [Xen-devel] Xen and VMware

aq wrote:
On Wed, 16 Feb 2005 14:50:23 -0800, Jacob Gorm Hansen <jacobg@xxxxxxx> wrote:

VMWare does some amount of paravirtualization, with all the VMWare tools
that you need to install. In fact, Xen seems to be going in VMWare's
direction (shadow page tables, writable page tables, binary rewriting,
Vanderpool support) in some areas.

Jacob, I am surprised here. Which code in Xen that does "binary rewriting"?

I am not sure if it is still there, but one of the approaches to fixing the /lib/tls issue was to use binary rewriting of code within the guest OS.


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