|| ||Avi Kivity <avi-AT-redhat.com> |
|| ||Arjan van de Ven <arjan-AT-infradead.org> |
|| ||Re: Paravirtualization on VMware's Platform [VMI]. |
|| ||Sun, 20 Sep 2009 12:00:21 +0300|
|| ||Ingo Molnar <mingo-AT-elte.hu>, Alok Kataria <akataria-AT-vmware.com>,
Thomas Gleixner <tglx-AT-linutronix.de>,
"H. Peter Anvin" <hpa-AT-zytor.com>,
the arch/x86 maintainers <x86-AT-kernel.org>,
Jeremy Fitzhardinge <jeremy-AT-goop.org>,
Chris Wright <chrisw-AT-sous-sol.org>,
Rusty Russell <rusty-AT-rustcorp.com.au>,
Greg KH <greg-AT-kroah.com>,
Linus Torvalds <torvalds-AT-linux-foundation.org>,
Andrew Morton <akpm-AT-linux-foundation.org>|
|| ||Article, Thread
On 09/20/2009 10:52 AM, Arjan van de Ven wrote:
> On Sun, 20 Sep 2009 09:42:47 +0200
> Ingo Molnar<firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> If we were able to rip out all (or most) of paravirt from arch/x86 it
>> would be tempting for other technical reasons - but the patch above
>> is well localized.
> interesting question is if this would allow us to remove a few of the
> paravirt hooks....
kvm will be removing the pvmmu support soon; and Xen is talking about
running paravirtualized guests in a vmx/svm container where they don't need
most of the hooks.
Do not meddle in the internals of kernels, for they are subtle and quick to panic.
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