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SubjectRe: [RFC] Unify KVM kernel-space and user-space code into a single project
On 03/21/2010 10:18 PM, Antoine Martin wrote:
>> That includes the guest kernel. If you can deploy a new kernel in
>> the guest, presumably you can deploy a userspace package.
>
> That's not always true.
> The host admin can control the guest kernel via "kvm -kernel" easily
> enough, but he may or may not have access to the disk that is used in
> the guest. (think encrypted disks, service agreements, etc)

There is a matching -initrd argument that you can use to launch a
daemon. I believe that -kernel use will be rare, though. It's a lot
easier to keep everything in one filesystem.

--
Do not meddle in the internals of kernels, for they are subtle and quick to panic.



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