Kip Macy <> writes:

> On Mon, Feb 9, 2009 at 4:35 PM, Julian Stecklina <> wrote:
>> Kip Macy <> writes:
>> I'll try VMWare. Thanks for the advice. I am still puzzled why Xen
>> presents such a problem for hardware-virtualization based VMMs. Maybe
>> the virtualization guys at our university can clear that up...
> 32-bit Xen uses segments in an unusual way. They may not be
> implementing emulation support for this correctly.

Do you mean using additional protection rings? Yes, no one does that
except Xen. 

Julian Stecklina

Well, take it from an old hand: the only reason it would be easier to
program in C is that you can't easily express complex problems in C,
so you don't. - Erik Naggum (in comp.lang.lisp)

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