Xen support

Kip Macy kmacy at netapp.com
Sat Mar 19 11:33:39 PST 2005

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> In all fairness I'd like to say that Nate put me in touch with someone to
> commit the work. At about the same time I discovered a rather annoying bug
> (since fixed), and I haven't followed back up.
> For those who would like to try it out I just submitted a sparse tree patch
> against the development branch (xeno-unstable.bk), that I believe will be
> committed shortly. It and a kernel can be found at:
> http://www.fsmware.com/xenofreebsd/5.3/050317/
> You'll find some very basic instructions for booting a FreeBSD guest on xen
> one level up.
> To avoid premature enthusiasm I'd like to point out that FreeBSD is currently
> only supported as an unprivileged guest. DOM0 support is not that much work,
> it simply isn't a priority at the moment.
> 			-Kip

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Eric Masson [mailto:e-masson at kisoft-services.com] 
> Sent: Saturday, March 19, 2005 6:53 AM
> To: Mailing List FreeBSD Hackers
> Subject: Xen support
> Hello,
> Everybody here probably knows about Xen, the virtualization layer from
> Cambridge University (Uk) :
> http://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/Research/SRG/netos/xen/
> Is there any hope to see Kip Macy's work on Xen Support merged in the
> main tree anytime soon ?
> http://sourceforge.net/mailarchive/forum.php?thread_id=6793311&forum_id=35600
> Regards
> Éric Masson

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