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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/7] KVM: Kernel-based Virtual Machine
Andi Kleen wrote:
> Avi Kivity <> 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

error compiling committee.c: too many arguments to function

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