[vbox-dev] Announcement: VirtualBox 5.0 Beta 1 released

Frank Mehnert frank.mehnert at oracle.com
Wed Apr 1 19:14:36 UTC 2015

On Wednesday 01 April 2015 12:07:01 Stéphane Charette wrote:
> Curious to know what this means:
>    - Paravirtualization support for Windows and Linux guests to improve
>    time-keeping accuracy and performance

See here:


In short, this is an additional VMM API for the guest to make the
guest behave more 'nicely' to the VMM.

Kind regards,

Dr.-Ing. Frank Mehnert | Software Development Director, VirtualBox
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