not really, as long as windows 32bit dosn't change, colinux patch is not that far off.

On Tue, Apr 2, 2013 at 8:58 PM, Shao Miller <> wrote:
Since the patches are falling further behind modern Linux, it seems to be
getting harder and harder to run a modern (think "non-end-of-life") Linux
distribution in coLinux.

Is the paravirt path one which coLinux could really take?  Are there
obstacles besides development time, such as design decisions needing to be

- Shao Miller

From: yin sun []
Sent: Thursday, September 27, 2012 20:42
To: Shao Miller
Subject: Re: [coLinux-devel] Porting a Kernel

I had thought about this. the two approaches we can learn from is lguest and
basically colinux could be another architecture in kernel tree on host and
guest implement something similar to paravirt-ops.
On Thu, Sep 27, 2012 at 4:47 PM, Shao Miller <> wrote:
What is the Linux kernel upstream position on any coLinux changes getting
merged, or has there been any discussion about this?

I'm sure some of the #ifndef CONFIG_COOPERATIVE changes might be considered
to spaghettify the code, but have alternative strategies been pondered or

- Shao

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