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SubjectRe: [RFC] CPUID usage for interaction between Hypervisors and Linux.
* Anthony Liguori (anthony@codemonkey.ws) wrote:
> We've already gone down the road of trying to make standard paravirtual
> interfaces (via virtio). No one was sufficiently interested in
> collaborating. I don't see why other paravirtualizations are going to
> be much different.

The point is to be able to support those interfaces. Presently a Linux guest
will test and find out which HV it's running on, and adapt. Another
guest will fail to enlighten itself, and perf will suffer...yadda, yadda.

thanks,
-chris


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