[News] Linux Has "Leaner and Meaner" Hypervisor Built in; Driver, USB, and PCI Subsystem Improved

[News] Linux Has "Leaner and Meaner" Hypervisor Built in; Driver, USB, and PCI Subsystem Improved

Post by Roy Schest » Sun, 30 Sep 2007 09:50:18


KVM May Be A Game Changer For Server And Desktop Virtualization

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| "It looked like it was kernel-ready on day one. It was an exceptional patch
| in many ways," said Andrew Morton, Linux kernel maintainer and one of Linux
| Torvalds' top lieutenants. By "patch," Morton means a donation of new code,
| not a bug fix or repair of existing code.
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| So far, KVM is a leaner and meaner virtualization engine. It still has a ways
| to go performance-wise, Morton said, but that's not unusual in code that's
| just emerged. Additional performance may flow from further development.
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Driver, USB, and PCI Subsystem Updates For 2.6.24

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| Greg KH posted three emails titled State of the Linux Driver Core Subsystem,
| State of the Linux USB Subsystem, and State of the Linux PCI Subsystem,
| noting that for each there were no known regressions then going on to list
| which patches were bound for the upcoming 2.6.24 kernel.
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