[vbox-dev] Hypervisor interface/API for guest VM's
pparkerspam at yahoo.com
Tue Feb 17 12:46:04 PST 2009
I'm evaluating VMM's for use in a research project. I need access to the source
so I can extend the hypervisor. VirtualBox looks like a good system and seems
to have good momentum.
I have a couple of questions:
1. Are there any facilities for inter-VM communication? E.g., shared memory,
events, message-passing. (Optimized inter-VM networking is not helpful to me
2. How is the hypervisor invoked from within a guest? Undefined opcode? Can I
find more about this somewhere, and/or where can I find it in the code?
P.S. So far I know that it would be possible to extend Xen to provide the
functionality I desire, but my impression is that the Xen codebase is large and
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