Paravirtualization project - GSOC 2013

Aaron J. Grier agrier at
Tue May 14 04:48:08 UTC 2013

(late to the party)

On Tue, Apr 16, 2013 at 09:54:11AM -0400, Gedare Bloom wrote:
> It seems to me that there would only need to be one para-virtualized
> CPU model and BSP for each architecture? I think it would be better to
> add a single paravirt CPU and one BSP for that CPU to each
> architecture. We can make the name unique by doing something like...
> ${arch}virt.

how would this accomodate multiple hypervisors per platform?  on amd64 I
can run Xen, KVM, L4, VMware, and potentially others...  each has a
different hypervisor interface.

  Aaron J. Grier | "Not your ordinary poofy goof." | agrier at

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