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Let's step back a bit

Let's step back a bit

Posted Jun 4, 2009 6:28 UTC (Thu) by drag (guest, #31333)
In reply to: Let's step back a bit by nevets
Parent article: Xen again

> 1) critical hypervisor code is small, so more easily ported and audited

Ya.. it starts up like that. But it rarely stays like that.

In the case of Xen I think your looking at about 300-400K lines of code in a full-featured version.

In the case of KVM the initial patch was about 12K loc and was accepted almost immediately into the kernel code. (quite a achievement)

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