Re: Xen and the Art of Linux/ia64 Virtualization

From: Gerald Pfeifer <gp_at_suse.de>
Date: 2005-07-08 08:18:05
On Wed, 29 Jun 2005, Magenheimer, Dan (HP Labs Fort Collins) wrote:
> Also unlike Xen/x86, Linux/ia64 with CONFIG_XEN enabled runs 
> successfully on Xen, but also run natively on hardware (called 
> "transparent paravirtualization").

That's neat indeed.

> This should be appealing to Linux/ia64 distributors as different
> kernels need not be shipped for running on Xen or running native.

What's the performance impact for using transparanent paravirtualization? 
Is it sufficiently low that distributors really can consider using a 
single kernel for both native and Xen "hosting"?

Gerald
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