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Linux kernel 2.6.23 becomes virtualization frameworks playground

Jul 23, 2007, 22:30 (0 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to zlatko for this link. ]

"The smaller one is called lguest, "a simple hypervisor for Linux on Linux. Unlike kvm it doesn't need VT/SVM hardware. Unlike Xen it's simply 'modprobe and go'. Unlike both, it's 5000 lines and self-contained.". The lguest patches are written and maintained by Rusty Russell who explains, "lguest is designed to be a minimal hypervisor for the Linux kernel, for Linux developers and users to experiment with virtualization with the minimum of complexity."

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