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Re: [Xen-devel] HYBRID: PV in HVM container

  • To: Mukesh Rathor <mukesh.rathor@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • From: Keir Fraser <keir.xen@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2011 08:46:08 +0100
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On 28/06/2011 02:51, "Mukesh Rathor" <mukesh.rathor@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>> To be clear, you intend for this to work with unmodified PV guests,
>> right? All of this translation can easily be done in Xen, avoiding
>> multiple paths needed in the guest kernel (not really tenable for
>> upstreaming).
>>  -- Keir
> Hi Keir,
> Actually, I modified the PVops guest.  The changes in the pvops are
> minimal and mostly confied to xen specific files. So I think it has
> a fair shot of being upstreamed, at least, worth a shot. I will run
> them by Jeremy/Konrad and get their opinions.

Well, maybe. But we now have HVM guests, PV guests, and PV-HVM guests. I'm
not sure that adding explicitly HVM-PV guests as well isn't just a bloody

 -- Keir

> thanks
> Mukesh

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