My FreeBSD-current/Xen install notes
ivoras at freebsd.org
Tue May 19 08:44:53 UTC 2009
2009/5/19 Saifi Khan <saifi.khan at twincling.org>:
> . is dom0 support something that FreeBSD will target at some
> point in time or would be happy to be domU ?
I cannot speak for the developers but at BSDCan it was stated that
dom0 would be a large chunk of job that deserves funding. The
developers are interested.
> . there was some mention of vimage/bitvisor in one of the
> slides (i think on scribd.com). So, is it that jails getting
> extended to support virtualization+containers and thus a
> entirely different approach which does not use Xen ?
VIMAGE and jails are OS-level virtualization, orthogonal to Xen.
> . is it envisaged that a stable NetBSD dom0 implementation
> would then be ported to FreeBSD (maybe) ?
Probably not - the systems are too different now.
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