Xen 4.4 Is On Approach With Many Features, 4.4-RC4 Is Out

2014-Feb-17 | Tags: 64bitvirtualization

Linux on ARMXen 4.4 is a major release of the open-source virtualization stack commonly used on Linux systems but has increasing support for BSD and other platforms. Xen 4.4 is bringing with it many new features and today 4.4-RC4 was released.

Xen 4.4 presents ARM64 guest support, guest UEFI booting support with TianoCore, kexec support, upgrades to SeaBIOS and QEMU, PHV domU experimental support, improved SPICE support in libxl, multi-vector PCI MSI support, event channel scalability work, and many other changes. PVH support is a big Xen feature that also made it into the Linux 3.14 on the kernel-side, plus Xen 4.4 has other exciting improvements now that it's become a project of the Linux Foundation.

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