Xen Virtualization: Hypervisor (aka VMM aka Microkernel)

Xen is a virtual machine monitor for x86 that supports execution of
multiple guest operating systems with unprecedented levels of
performance and resource isolation.

This package contains the Xen Hypervisor. (tm)

Modern computers are sufficiently powerful to use virtualization to
present the illusion of many smaller virtual machines (VMs), each
running a separate operating system instance. Successful partitioning
of a machine to support the concurrent execution of multiple operating
systems poses several challenges. Firstly, virtual machines must be
isolated from one another: It is not acceptable for the execution of
one to adversely affect the performance of another. This is
particularly true when virtual machines are owned by mutually
untrusting users. Secondly, it is necessary to support a variety of
different operating systems to accommodate the heterogeneity of popular
applications. Thirdly, the performance overhead introduced by
virtualization should be small.

Xen uses a technique called paravirtualization: The guest OS is
modified, mainly to enhance performance.

The Xen hypervisor (microkernel) does not provide device drivers for
your hardware (except for CPU and memory). This job is left to the
kernel that's running in domain 0. Thus the domain 0 kernel is
privileged; it has full hardware access. It's started immediately after
Xen starts up. Other domains have no access to the hardware; instead
they use virtual interfaces that are provided by Xen (with the help of
the domain 0 kernel).

Xen does support booting other Operating Systems; ports of NetBSD
(Christian Limpach), FreeBSD (Kip Macy), and Plan 9 (Ron Minnich)
exist. A port of Windows XP was developed for an earlier version of
Xen, but is not available for release due to license restrictions.

In addition to this package you need to install the kernel-xen and
xen-tools to use Xen. Xen 3 also supports running unmodified guests
using full virtualization, if appropriate hardware is present. Install
xen-tools-ioemu if you want to use this.

[Hypervisor is a trademark of IBM]

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5a33a12f-domctl-improve-locking-during-domain-destruction.patch 0000002225 2.17 KB 4 months
5a79d7ed-libxc-packed-initrd-dont-fail-domain-creation.patch 0000004305 4.2 KB 4 months
5b0d2d91-x86-suppress-sync-when-XPTI-off.patch 0000001112 1.09 KB 4 months
5b9784ad-x86-HVM-drop-hvm_fetch_from_guest_linear.patch 0000007016 6.85 KB 4 months
5b9784d2-x86-HVM-add-known_gla-helper.patch 0000003201 3.13 KB 4 months
5b9784f2-x86-HVM-split-page-straddling-accesses.patch 0000006852 6.69 KB 4 months
5ba5188c-libxl-keep-assigned-pci-devices-across-domain-reboots.patch 0000001929 1.88 KB 4 months
5c0f786c-parse_size_and_unit-percent.patch 0000000898 898 Bytes 4 months
5c0f7894-x86-dom0_mem-variants.patch 0000009339 9.12 KB 4 months
5c6d7b01-x86-pmtimer-fix-hvm_acpi_sleep_button.patch 0000000898 898 Bytes 4 months
5c6d7b35-x86-shadow-dont-pass-wrong-L4-MFN.patch 0000001378 1.35 KB 4 months
5c75615a-viridian-fix-HvFlushVirtualAddress.patch 0000006630 6.47 KB 4 months
5c7561aa-x86-shadow-dont-use-map_domain_page_global.patch 0000007148 6.98 KB 4 months
5c77c30b-x86-hvm-increase-triple-fault-log-level.patch 0000002250 2.2 KB 4 months
5c77e5c8-x86-nmi-correctly-check-MSB-of-P6-perf-counter.patch 0000003227 3.15 KB 4 months
5c8fb92d-x86-HVM-split-linear-reads-and-writes.patch 0000004660 4.55 KB 4 months
5c8fb951-x86-HVM-finish-IOREQs-correctly-on-completion.patch 0000004862 4.75 KB 4 months
5cf0f6a4-x86-vhpet-resume-avoid-small-diff.patch 0000002465 2.41 KB 4 months
5cf16e51-x86-spec-ctrl-Knights-retpoline-safe.patch 0000000961 961 Bytes 4 months
5d08f651-x86-AMD-correct-Fam17-checks.patch 0000003514 3.43 KB 4 months
5d08f68b-x86-AMD-limit-C1E-disable.patch 0000001108 1.08 KB 4 months
5d160571-x86-cpuid-restrict-OSXSAVE-leak.patch 0000001888 1.84 KB 4 months
5d1b395a-x86-MSI-fix-loop-termination.patch 0000002023 1.98 KB 4 months
5d419d49-x86-spec-ctrl-report-proper-status.patch 0000001698 1.66 KB 4 months
5d43253c-x86-ucode-always-collect_cpu_info-at-boot.patch 0000002088 2.04 KB 4 months
5d4aa36f-x86-apic-enable-x2APIC-mode-earlier.patch 0000001831 1.79 KB 4 months
5d4d850a-introduce-bss-percpu-page-aligned.patch 0000004741 4.63 KB 4 months
5d516531-x86-xpti-dont-leak-TSS-adjacent-data.patch 0000007126 6.96 KB 4 months
5d6524ca-x86-mm-correctly-init-M2P-entries.patch 0000002210 2.16 KB 4 months
5d67ceaf-x86-properly-gate-PKU-clearing.patch 0000000777 777 Bytes 4 months
5d70bfba-x86-shadow-dont-enable-with-too-small-allocation.patch 0000001423 1.39 KB 4 months
5d779811-x86-fix-CPUID7-0-eax-levelling-MSR.patch 0000001435 1.4 KB 4 months
5d89d8d9-libxc-x86-avoid-overflow-in-CPUID-APIC-ID.patch 0000003800 3.71 KB 4 months
5d8b715f-ACPI-cpuidle-bump-max-num-of-states.patch 0000000958 958 Bytes 4 months
5d8ce179-sched-dont-leak-XEN_RUNSTATE_UPDATE.patch 0000004477 4.37 KB 4 months
CVE-2014-0222-blktap-qcow1-validate-l2-table-size.patch 0000001545 1.51 KB 4 months
README.SUSE 0000032312 31.6 KB 4 months
aarch64-maybe-uninitialized.patch 0000000756 756 Bytes 4 months
aarch64-rename-PSR_MODE_ELxx-to-match-linux-headers.patch 0000001371 1.34 KB 4 months
baselibs.conf 0000000009 9 Bytes 4 months
bin-python3-conversion.patch 0000021905 21.4 KB 4 months
blktap2-no-uninit.patch 0000000423 423 Bytes 4 months
block-dmmd 0000009571 9.35 KB 4 months
block-npiv 0000003588 3.5 KB 4 months
block-npiv-common.sh 0000007967 7.78 KB 4 months
block-npiv-vport 0000002101 2.05 KB 4 months
boot.local.xenU 0000001987 1.94 KB 4 months
boot.xen 0000002385 2.33 KB 4 months
build-python3-conversion.patch 0000037866 37 KB 4 months
disable-building-pv-shim.patch 0000000432 432 Bytes 4 months
etc_pam.d_xen-api 0000000265 265 Bytes 4 months
fix-xenpvnetboot.patch 0000000827 827 Bytes 4 months
hibernate.patch 0000001324 1.29 KB 4 months
init.pciback 0000002530 2.47 KB 4 months
init.xen_loop 0000000093 93 Bytes 4 months
ipxe-enable-nics.patch 0000000371 371 Bytes 4 months
ipxe-no-error-logical-not-parentheses.patch 0000001025 1 KB 4 months
ipxe-use-rpm-opt-flags.patch 0000001125 1.1 KB 4 months
ipxe.tar.bz2 0003669713 3.5 MB 4 months
libxc.do_domctl.EFAULT-retry.patch 0000001935 1.89 KB 4 months
libxc.sr.superpage.patch 0000028278 27.6 KB 4 months
libxl.Add-a-version-check-of-QEMU-for-QMP-commands.patch 0000002775 2.71 KB 4 months
libxl.LIBXL_DESTROY_TIMEOUT.patch 0000000695 695 Bytes 4 months
libxl.LIBXL_HOTPLUG_TIMEOUT.patch 0000011850 11.6 KB 4 months
libxl.add-option-to-disable-disk-cache-flushes-in-qdisk.patch 0000009021 8.81 KB 4 months
libxl.helper_done-crash.patch 0000002072 2.02 KB 4 months
libxl.prepare-environment-for-domcreate_stream_done.patch 0000001384 1.35 KB 4 months
libxl.pv-qemu-migration.patch 0000004720 4.61 KB 4 months
libxl.pvscsi.patch 0000083297 81.3 KB 4 months
libxl.qmp-Tell-QEMU-about-live-migration-or-snapshot.patch 0000004454 4.35 KB 4 months
libxl.set-migration-constraints-from-cmdline.patch 0000024147 23.6 KB 4 months
logrotate.conf 0000000259 259 Bytes 4 months
migration-python3-conversion.patch 0000005004 4.89 KB 4 months
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pygrub-boot-legacy-sles.patch 0000002506 2.45 KB 4 months
pygrub-handle-one-line-menu-entries.patch 0000002474 2.42 KB 4 months
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pygrub-python3-conversion.patch 0000025867 25.3 KB 4 months
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stdvga-cache.patch 0000000750 750 Bytes 4 months
stubdom-have-iovec.patch 0000000800 800 Bytes 4 months
stubdom.tar.bz2 0019598360 18.7 MB 4 months
suse-xendomains-service.patch 0000000806 806 Bytes 4 months
suspend_evtchn_lock.patch 0000002115 2.07 KB 4 months
sysconfig.pciback 0000000237 237 Bytes 4 months
tmp_build.patch 0000001866 1.82 KB 4 months
vif-bridge-no-iptables.patch 0000000350 350 Bytes 4 months
vif-bridge-tap-fix.patch 0000000969 969 Bytes 4 months
vif-route.patch 0000000530 530 Bytes 4 months
x86-cpufreq-report.patch 0000002860 2.79 KB 4 months
x86-ioapic-ack-default.patch 0000000760 760 Bytes 4 months
xen-4.10.4-testing-src.tar.bz2 0004887510 4.66 MB 4 months
xen-arch-kconfig-nr_cpus.patch 0000000399 399 Bytes 4 months
xen-destdir.patch 0000002185 2.13 KB 4 months
xen-dom0-modules.service 0000000468 468 Bytes 4 months
xen-supportconfig 0000002968 2.9 KB 4 months
xen-utils-0.1.tar.bz2 0000006272 6.13 KB 4 months
xen.bug1026236.suse_vtsc_tolerance.patch 0000002257 2.2 KB 4 months
xen.build-compare.doc_html.patch 0000001207 1.18 KB 4 months
xen.build-compare.man.patch 0000000677 677 Bytes 4 months
xen.changes 0000479608 468 KB 4 months
xen.fuzz-_FORTIFY_SOURCE.patch 0000001708 1.67 KB 4 months
xen.libxl.dmmd.patch 0000005830 5.69 KB 4 months
xen.spec 0000040664 39.7 KB 4 months
xen.stubdom.newlib.patch 0000004443 4.34 KB 4 months
xen2libvirt.py 0000004837 4.72 KB 4 months
xenapiusers 0000000005 5 Bytes 4 months
xencommons.service 0000001052 1.03 KB 4 months
xenconsole-no-multiple-connections.patch 0000000931 931 Bytes 4 months
xenpaging.doc.patch 0000002658 2.6 KB 4 months
xenstore-launch.patch 0000000871 871 Bytes 4 months
xenstore-run-in-studomain.patch 0000002470 2.41 KB 4 months
xl-conf-default-bridge.patch 0000000537 537 Bytes 4 months
xnloader.py 0000001903 1.86 KB 4 months
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