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The Register: Linux Team Tells VMware and Xen to Get Their Acts Together

Apr 21, 2006, 16:00 (7 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ashlee Vance)

"A battle as to how Linux will handle future virtualization software from the likes of VMware and Xen has moved from a war of words to a war of indecision. The major parties involved--including Linux kernel maintainers--agree that a compromise over the virtualization interface must be reached, but no one seems to know exactly how to achieve this goal.

"This particular virtualization war started last July when VMware introduced the Virtual Machine Interface (VMI) at the Linux Symposium--an event aimed at kernel developers and others touching the Linux operating system..."

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