[Ubuntu PA] Fwd: Ubuntu help for a business

Art Alexion art.alexion at verizon.net
Mon Oct 27 15:29:41 GMT 2008


On Monday 27 October 2008 10:22:10 am Brian Stempin wrote:
> Quick correction:
> <snip>
>
> On Mon, Oct 27, 2008 at 6:31 AM, Art Alexion <art.alexion at gmail.com> wrote:
> > As I understand it, xen's primary benefit is paravirtualization, which
> > you only get if your hardware supports it.
>
> This is backwards:  any piece of hardware can do paravirt.  You need
> special hardware when doing HVM (ie, Windows virt).

Apparently Xen works differently from kvm.  I have experience with the latter, 
but have only heard talks about the former.

kvm won't even load without VT, no matter what guest you want to run.


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kernel-based_Virtual_Machine
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xen
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