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Re: NetBSD's veriexec port

From: Francois Tigeot <ftigeot@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 13 Oct 2009 22:35:49 +0200

On Tue, Oct 13, 2009 at 11:13:54PM +0300, Stathis Kamperis wrote:
> 2009/10/13 Matthew Dillon <dillon@apollo.backplane.com>:
> >    I'm only luke-warm on the concept.  I would much rather see improvements
> >    in the virtual kernel technology w/ regards to ease of use, features,
> >    and performance.
> I thought that the vkernel technology was mostly for development. Has
> this changed or I got it wrong from the beginning ?
> Do we aim at a "real" virtualisation solution to be used for
> production purposes ?

Well, I didn't know it wasn't ready for production -- it is used everyday by my
company to run a java-based pdf generation tool.

So far so good: there is no critical speed penalty and the legacy binaries are
nicely isolated from the main system by the VM environment.

Your mileage may vary.

Francois Tigeot

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