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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/7] KVM: Kernel-based Virtual Machine
    Andi Kleen wrote:
    > Avi Kivity <avi@qumranet.com> writes:
    >
    >
    >> The following patchset adds a driver for Intel's hardware virtualization
    >> extensions to the x86 architecture. The driver adds a character device
    >> (/dev/kvm) that exposes the virtualization capabilities to userspace. Using
    >> this driver, a process can run a virtual machine (a "guest") in a fully
    >> virtualized PC containing its own virtual hard disks, network adapters, and
    >> display.
    >>
    >> Using this driver, one can start multiple virtual machines on a host. Each
    >> virtual machine is a process on the host; a virtual cpu is a thread in that
    >> process. kill(1), nice(1), top(1) work as expected.
    >>
    >
    > Where is the user space for this? Is it free?
    >

    I have to go through the motions of creating a sourceforge project for
    this and uploading it. And yes, it is free.

    > I suppose you need a device model. Do you use qemu's?
    >

    Yes. I can't imagine anyone doing that work from scratch (Xen also uses
    qemu).

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    error compiling committee.c: too many arguments to function

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