[nycbug-talk] Xen & FreeBSD

Isaac Levy ike at lesmuug.org
Wed Aug 1 19:28:18 EDT 2007

Hi HG,

On Aug 1, 2007, at 7:18 PM, H. G. wrote:

> I was just wondering, has anyone managed to get FreeBSD running  
> under Xen?
> Anyone managed to get it to run as dom0, even?
> In my humble (and worthless) opinion, I think Xen would make an  
> awesome companion
> to jails, since having the both of them means you have the option  
> of both "lightweight"
> and "heavyweight" virtualization.

Well, I would actually like to modify your worthwhile opinion:

Having both of them means you have a production service/server and  
security oriented virtualization engine (jail(8)), and a kernel  
oriented virtualization engine (xen).

Both very powerful tools, respectively applied :)

> So if anyone has managed to get this going, I'd be happy to hear  
> about it. :)

Me too... :)


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