Re: [ANNOUNCE] Native Linux KVM tool v2

From: Asias He
Date: Thu Jun 16 2011 - 11:03:05 EST

On 06/16/2011 10:28 PM, Michael S. Tsirkin wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 15, 2011 at 06:53:34PM +0300, Pekka Enberg wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> Weâre proud to announce the second version of the Native Linux KVM tool! Weâre
>> now officially aiming for merging to mainline in 3.1.
>> Highlights:
>> - Experimental GUI support using SDL and VNC
>> - SMP support. tools/kvm/ now has a highly scalable, largely lockless driver
>> interface and the individual drivers are using finegrained locks.
>> - TAP-based virtio networking
> Wanted to ask for a while: would it make sense to use vhost-net?
> Or maybe use that exclusively?
> Less hypervisor code to support would help the focus.

Sure. We are planning to use vhost-net. Just out of time right now, we
are currently working on simple user model network support which allows
plain user to use network without root privilege.

Best Regards,
Asias He
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