Re: Does Xen dom0 count as a VM?

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On Wed, Jul 19, 2023 at 10:12:07AM +0000, Sergio Gelato wrote:
> Does this project share the view expressed in
> that "when it comes to systemd's PoV xen dom0 is not a VM. i.e. the VM
> that owns the hardware is not a VM in our eyes"?

That is correct. Domain 0 in a Xen-like hypervisor is special, it
is the equivalent of the Lnux host OS in KVM world and clearly
should not be considered a VM.

> If so, virt-what has a similar bug to the above-mentioned systemd issue.

There is a code comment in one probing scenario that it cannot
distinguish domu/dom0.

With regards,
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