Revisit Xen support

Nathan Stratton Treadway ubuntu.lists at
Sat Apr 2 11:14:19 UTC 2011

On Fri, Apr 01, 2011 at 16:51:04 -0700, Clint Byrum wrote:
> Other than people already having familiarity with Xen, what is a
> compelling reason to support it in favor of, or in addition to, KVM?

I don't know all the details myself, but my coworkers did some testing
and found that KVM was not able to isolate the virtual machines properly
when there was a high IO load.   In the end they switched back to
running Debian on the Dom0 so we could use Xen.

So +1 for Xen Dom0 support in Ubuntu.


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