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Re: Worlds greatest kernel

From: Brian Reichert <reichert@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 9 Oct 2003 22:54:42 -0400

On Thu, Oct 09, 2003 at 07:13:49PM -0700, Kip Macy wrote:
> What do you mean by their scheme dovetailing into DBSD?

I meant 'dovetailing with', not 'into', oops.  Their webpage speaks
of porting the guest OS to utilize Xen:


  "This is achieved by requiring OSs to be specifically ported to run on
  Xen, rather than allowing unmodified OS images to be used."

I had assumed, perhaps incorrectly, that Xen was like VMWare, in
that it required a host OS to live on, and then one or more Xenified
guest OSes could run under Xen.

I haven't actually read their site to any depth, so I have no idea
who far off I might be...

> As a side note I've begun work on a port of DBSD to run under Xen.
> 				-Kip

Brian 'you Bastard' Reichert		<reichert@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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