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Re: [Xen-users] vmware inside Xen

>Am Montag 30 Mai 2005 23:49 schrieb Guilherme H. Polo G.:
>> Of course you dont need to recompile every package you gonna use. The
>> "only" difference at xenU is: these domains cant access hardware
>> directly, and at xen0 you can.
>This means I can run vmware in xen0 ?


vmware (workstation) includes a linux kernel module  - this 
runs inside the linux kernel in "ring 0" and uses this fact
to provide its virtualization functionality. With Xen, only 
Xen itself runs in ring 0 - even dom0 runs in ring 1, and so 
cannot provide this functionality. 



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