[CentOS-virt] Silly question about KVM
pasik at iki.fi
Wed Mar 17 15:19:32 UTC 2010
On Wed, Mar 17, 2010 at 09:42:34AM -0400, Scot P. Floess wrote:
> I was wondering, if I do not have hardware that natively supports full
> virtualization...and I choose to use KVM, will my VMs be running in some
> form of chip emulation (and therefore terribly slow). To date, I've been
> using Xen and am very comfortable with it. I have some fears that later
> whenever Xen is dropped - I'll have to consider KVM.
Xen is part of RHEL5. RHEL5 will be supported until 2014.
So Xen will be supported in RHEL5 until 2014. Redhat has stated this many times.
> Also, will Xen be carried forward should Xen be dropped from RHEL?
RHEL6 will run as Xen guest/domU, even if RHEL6 won't have Xen dom0 support.
Upstream Xen development is very active, so no worries there either.
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