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Linux 3.16 Supports ARM Suspend/Resume With Xen

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Published on 02 June 2014 06:21 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Virtualization
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The first pull request for the Xen virtualization updates for the Linux 3.16 kernel have now been submitted.

David Vrabel sent in the early Xen features and fixes this morning for the Linux 3.16 merge window. Most prominently to Xen in Linux 3.16 are ARM architecture improvements. In particular, there's now ARM suspend/resume support and ARM multi-call support.

Other changes include support for foreign mappings in PVH domains and fixing for mapping high MMIO regions for x86 PV guests.

The other initial Xen changes for Linux 3.16 can be found via the pull request.

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Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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