Microsoft submits new patches series to Linux kernel developers

Microsoft submits new patches series to Linux kernel developers

Microsoft intends to create a full virtualization stack with Microsoft and Linux Hypervisor. Several patches series were submitted to the Linux kernel developers to run as root partition on the Hyper-V. The hypervisor software is used for running non-Windows and Windows instances on the hardware.

Wei Liu, Microsoft’s principle software engineer, said that future patch series would provide a device node. The node will help user space programs to create and deploy virtual machines.  The organizations have managed to port Cloud Hypervisor and boot Linux guest with Virtio systems.

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The software is an experimental open-source hypervisor implementation written in Rust programming language by Intel.

Source: ZDnet