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Paravirtualization Dead? I Didn't Know It Was Sick

Apr 17, 2008, 22:30 (0 Talkback[s])
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"A friend of mind sent me this link to an entry on Avi Kivity's blog, where the KVM maintainer and Linux kernel developer states (somewhat equivocally) that 'paravirtualization is dead.'

"It's a brief entry, fairly matter of fact. Too bad I could hardly understand a word of it. Neither could my friend. It was one of those things you know is significant, if only you could grasp the meaning.

"A couple of e-mails later to settle on a time, and I was on the phone to Qumranet, where Kivity works, in Israel so I could find out what the heck he was talking about..."

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