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This document is somewhat out-of-date. It would benefit from updated links, Trails to get started for different projects (maybe in subpages) and a common section.

Xen Developers Information

This wiki page is for developers interested in writing software, testing builds, or documenting the various Xen products (projects).

Xen Hypervisor Project

How Xen Development takes place

The primary place to go to ask development questions, submit patches, and find out about the forthcoming roadmap, is the xen-devel mailing list.

There is also some more specific information:

Technical information

Latest Release and Features

  • XenLinuxPVonHVMdrivers - using optimized PV-on-HVM drivers with Xen HVM guests running (unmodified) Linux kernels
  • blktap - toolkit provides a user-level disk I/O interface (pre Xen 4.0 information)
  • blktap2 - toolkit provides a user-level disk I/O interface (post Xen 4.0 information)
  • VTdHowTo - give a domU exclusive access to a PCI function using the IOMMU provided by VT-d
  • xenpm - power management design/features of Xen
  • Remus - Fault Tolerance for Xen, Transparent High Availability for VMs.

Xen ARM Project

  • XenARM - Overview of Xen ARM Project

Xen Client Initiative

  • XCI: XCI - Overview of Xen Client Initiative

Xen Introspection Project

Xen Cloud Platform

Xen HXEN Project

  • Xen HXEN - Overview of HXEN (Hosted Xen)