DragonFly users List (threaded) for 2006-10
Re: Xen vs VMware
On 10/18/06, Matthew Dillon <dillon@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Generally speaking I prefer the VMWare concept over the Xen concept.
Xen actually has to run two operating systems, one serving as the
master and the other as the 'guest' OS, and this compounds the
number of potential bugs you might run into a lot more then a machine
The master and guest relationship exists inside the VMWare model as
well. I don't see how Xen is any more or less bug prone. They are
just two approaches at acheiving the exact same goal. And with the
new VT hardware, guest operating systems no longer need to be Xen
aware or ported.
As an aside has anyone tried using DragonFly under Xen with the VT
Kevin L. Kane
kevin.kane at gmail.com