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Re: [Xen-devel] Xen+coLinux / terminology

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  • From: "Brian Wolfe" <brianw@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 28 Apr 2004 13:00:16 -0500 (CDT)
  • Delivery-date: Wed, 28 Apr 2004 19:02:45 +0100
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I have added these to the xen WIki at

Could a Xen developer please confirm these definitions for me? If they are
incorrect, please feel free to either email the correct definitions, or
update the wiki. :)

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Digital Infra, Inc. said:
> Hello Aloni.
> I felt that probably there is misunderstanding
> about terminology of Xen.
> Okay, lets start a private lesson from a bad student.
>   Xen        --- Host OS. Modified version of Linux.
>   Xeno*      --- Prefix for Guest OS.
>   XenoLinux  --- Linux Guest.
>   XenoXP     --- Windows XP Guest. We can not touch it due to NDA.
>   XenoBSD    --- Planned BSD Guest name which the Xen team suggested
>                  in a their paper.
>   NetBSD/Xen --- Actual NetBSD Guest. Why it is not XenoNetBSD?
>   XenoServer --- A server which runs Xen.
>                  I dont understand why this is not XenServer.
>                  probably, most people call it so.
> These are right? Professor.
> And Aloni, you did understand these definition?
> BTW, we have to fix the definition about coLinux term.
> what coLinux means? patched vmlinux? or the whole system? or linux.sys?
> if it is a whole system, what we call it when coBSD comes?
>    "coBSD is one of the guest OS of coLinux total virtualizing system..."
> ummm... a bit funny.
>             --- Okajima.
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