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Re: [Xen-devel] Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 05/13] xen: groundwork for xen support

Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 26, 2008 at 04:31:49PM +0200, Gerd Hoffmann wrote:
>> Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
>>> I'll try to enumerate the scenarios here...
>>>  On KVM, using Xenner + shell        : No special args
>>>  On KVM, using Xenner + libvirtd     : -xen-create <domid> 
>> This is "xen emulation" and (according to long term plan plan) doesn't
>> require kvm but should work with qemu emulating things too.  This means
>> it doesn't depend on kvm, you can do that with xen underneath too.  This
>> is what the -xen-emulate switch is good for.
> Wouldn't the non-KVM case already be dealt with by the -no-kvm command 
> line arg to QEMU ? 

But when running on xen we want being able to qemu tell it should *not*
use the xen hypervisor but emulate things, thus -xen-emulate.


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