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Re: DragonFly in the cloud with ARM, Xen, and OpenStack

From: "Justin C. Sherrill" <justin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 9 Jan 2011 22:24:07 -0500

On Sun, January 9, 2011 5:42 pm, Alexander Orlov wrote:
> Hi,
> recently Rackspace introduced NASA's OpenStack.org as a new OSS-based
> cloud
> implementation, followed by a great feedback form Dell, Intel, and NTT
> Data.
> I'd like to know whether there are some people trying to run DragonFly on
> top of OpenStack/Xen, if it's possible at all and whether it makes sense
> considering DragonFly's LWKT architecture.

People have asked about it, but that's all that has happened, as far as I
know.  It would be neat to have, but wouldn't add intrinsic value to

> DragonFly currently supports only the x86 architecture but are there plans
> (actual implementation efforts) to port DragonFly to ARM. Nvidia and some
> other chip manufacturers seeing ARM as a new SMP-capable server platform.

I've always wanted a port to ARM, but there isn't enough consumer hardware
for it yet.

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