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Re: [Xen-devel] Implementation choices, XEN or KVM?

  • To: Andrew Cooper <andrew.cooper3@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • From: George Dunlap <George.Dunlap@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 27 Jun 2011 10:45:52 +0100
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On Mon, Jun 27, 2011 at 8:50 AM, Andrew Cooper
<andrew.cooper3@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I am curious to know under what circumstances you think it is, or should be
> possible to make hypervisor code changes without rebooting?

Perhaps the following works in KVM?

$ make kvm.ko
$ sudo rmmod kvm
$ sudo insmod kvm.ko

If it's stuff related only to the interface seen by VMs, and not to
the interaction w/ the hardware, it's probably pretty convenient. :-)


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