Port Hyper-V paravirtualized drivers to DragonFly
authorTim <Tim@web>
Fri, 11 Feb 2011 17:36:06 +0000 (09:36 -0800)
committerCharlie <root@leaf.dragonflybsd.org>
Fri, 11 Feb 2011 17:36:06 +0000 (09:36 -0800)
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+##### Port Hyper-V Linux Integration components to DragonFly
+* Microsoft released a dual BSD/GPL version of their para-virtualized drivers (SCSI and Networking) for Linux.
+* This work would require porting the Linux VMBus (Microsoft's equivlalent to XenBus) and the corresponding SCSI (StorVSC) and networking (NetVSC) drivers to DragonFly.
+* References: [Sources](http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=eee39325-898b-4522-9b4c-f4b5b9b64551) [Architecture Overview](http://port25.technet.com/archive/2009/07/22/introduction-to-the-linux-integration-components.aspx)
 
+Meta information:
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+* Prerequisites: C, OS internals
+* Difficulty: Hard
+* Contact point: kernel@crater.dragonflybsd.org
 
 
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