[Beowulf] Virtualisation and high performance interconnects.
patrick.ohly at intel.com
Tue Nov 6 03:58:58 EST 2007
On Fri, 2007-11-02 at 15:18 -0400, Robert G. Brown wrote:
> On Fri, 2 Nov 2007, Lombard, David N wrote:
> > On Thu, Nov 01, 2007 at 01:00:00PM -0400, Robert G. Brown wrote:
> >> I don't know how many of these problems are really "fundamental" though.
> >> I wish I knew more about the hardware support for VMs. All I know is
> >> that current chips have it, but I don't know what it consists of. Does
> >> anybody? Want to share?
> > I'm not quite sure you're looking for this level of detail, but the Intel
> > docs are here:
> > <http://developer.intel.com/products/processor/manuals/index.htm>
> > Volume 3B: System Programming Guide specifcally deals with virtualization.
> I was kinda hoping for the reader's digest version, yeah, but I'll try
> to find time to take a "figure it all out peek" sometime in the next
Perhaps you'll find these articles more approachable:
Extending Xen with Intel® Virtualization Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology Specification for the IA-32 Intel® Architecture
There is also a recent paper about IO and virtual machines:
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O
Best Regards, Patrick Ohly
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