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Free BSD 8.0 Introduces (Experimental ) Xen DomU

From Virtualization.info…

In late November the FreeBSD team released FreeBSD 8.0.

It finally introduces the experimental support for the Xen domU. This means that FreeBSD 8.0 can run as a (32bit only) Xen guest operating system.

FreeBDS 8.0 also introduce a new experimental feature called “vimage” as part of its OS virtualization technology “jail”, which partitions the network stack.

The vimage jail has its own loopback interface and a separated network stack that includes routing tables. The vimage network interfaces can be moved between different vimage jails and outside of them.


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