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Re: [Xen-users] Is Xen really a Type 1 Hypervisor?

On Mon, Apr 16, 2012 at 7:47 AM, eva <evammg@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Could you explain this
> "I tried ESXi, and switched to Xen specifically because the tiny
> built-in control OS doesn't support a myriad of consumer drivers,
> something that having a Linux control guest fixes."
> in a different way?

altought Xen itself manages CPU, VM switches, RAM, PCI access, and a
few other things; other, more 'external' hardware (mainly block and
network devices) is managed by Dom0 processes.  There you benefit from
the wide hardware support of Linux, in contrast to the small selection
of drivers available to VMWare


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