[Vm-dev] Windows Subsystem For Linux
timfelgentreff at gmail.com
Mon May 8 05:38:52 UTC 2017
64bit Spur has been working fine for some time on the WSL, the main
limitation I see right now is now no accelerated rendering, sound, or
direct hardware access. But for my day to day use it's been working fine.
A shared memory region could be used by special VM plugins to enable that
Ben Coman <btc at openinworld.com> schrieb am Mo., 8. Mai 2017, 06:58:
> I expect a native LLP64 Windows port is preferable, but I'm following
> WSL developments because there's an outside chance it could offer an
> interim 64-bit Windows VM.
> The idea is to split the VM execution into two parts - a KVM part on
> the Windows side that grabs some framebuffer resource and
> mouse/keyboard events and forwards them via LxBus to the Linux side
> where we already have a working JIT. The Linux side fills the
> framebuffer that the Windows side displays.
> Devil is in the details, but this is curious... "A Linux application
> can share part of its virtual address space with an NT application,
> which can then map it."
> Some experiments here...
> WSL seems like a great environment to develop & test for a Linux
> production environment while having easy access to corporate tools
> like Word, Excel & Outlook.
> cheers -ben
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