[kaffe] Re: [Xen-devel] java control of xen

Jim Pick jim at kaffe.org
Mon Apr 4 10:00:50 PDT 2005

Adam Heath wrote:
> On Fri, 1 Apr 2005, Jacob Gorm Hansen wrote:
>>Adam Heath wrote:
>>>In an effort to push xen into more parts of the computing world, I am
>>>announcing the start of a brand new project here at Brainfood.
>>>Our plans are to port Xen to run *inside* a JVM(Kaffe), so that we can make
>>>use of the write-one-run-anywhere mantra.  The magic piece of code that will
>>>enable this is Mips2Java.
>>>Unfortunately, at this time, Xen does not yet run on mips.  So, we are looking
>>>for volunteers to port Xen to mips, so that then we can have Xen run under
>>>Kaffe, which will then let us run it on the final platform, mobile phones.
>>I am all for that, I also think you guys should consider porting the
>>Jython Java/Python runtime to run inside Xen, so that in the longer term
>>we will be able take advantage of the Twisted libraries in Xen, for
>>instance I imagine the scheduler could be rewritten on top of Twisted's
>>excellent async programming framework. This would also make room for
>>more use of SOAP and XML, so that security policies for sHype could be
>>fetched on-demand from a centralized web-service. Talk about an agile,
>>service-oriented VMM!
> Hahaha, some people are easy.
> Please take a look at the date this mail was sent.



  - Jim

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