What the heck are all those terms – PV, HVM, HVM with PV drivers, PVHVM, PVH?

If you have to deal with Xen from time to time and not on a permanent basis and want to refresh the difference between all those Xen modes, I strongly encourage everyone to read the following two outstanding articles:

The Paravirtualization Spectrum, part 1: The Ends of the Spectrum
The Paravirtualization Spectrum, Part 2: From poles to a spectrum

Posted on August 22, 2014 at 12:37 pm by sergeyt · Permalink
In: FreeBSD, Linux

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  1. Written by Oleg
    on October 9, 2014 at 4:48 pm
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