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NVMM(4)               DragonFly Kernel Interfaces Manual               NVMM(4)

NAME

nvmm - Lightweight Hypervisor

DESCRIPTION

The nvmm driver provides kernel support for hardware-accelerated virtualization. It is made of a generic MI frontend, to which MD backends can be plugged to implement the core virtualization. In practice, nvmm is used by the libnvmm(3) API to implement hypervisors.

SUPPORT

The following backends are supported: - x86-SVM, for x86 AMD CPUs - x86-VMX, for x86 Intel CPUs

SEE ALSO

libnvmm(3), nvmmctl(8)

AUTHORS

The nvmm driver was written by Maxime Villard.

HISTORY

nvmm first appeared in NetBSD 9, and was ported to DragonFly 6.1. DragonFly 6.1-DEVELOPMENT May 10, 2021 DragonFly 6.1-DEVELOPMENT

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