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Re: [Qemu-discuss] KVM on Mac OS X host

From: Programmingkid
Subject: Re: [Qemu-discuss] KVM on Mac OS X host
Date: Mon, 17 Aug 2015 11:38:34 -0400

On Aug 17, 2015, at 6:01 AM, Peter Maydell wrote:

> On 17 August 2015 at 06:17, Programmingkid <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Do you think it is possible to one day be able to run QEMU in
>> KVM mode on a Mac OS X host? Would this task require a dedicated
>> Google Summer of Code student or two to implement?
> As of OSX Yosemite it looks like Apple have finally provided a hypervisor
> API (Hypervisor.framework), so in theory it would be possible, yes.
> It doesn't look like the API is wildly different from the KVM API,
> so it ought not to require major surgery either (providing a new
> accelerator to sit alongside tcg and kvm might be the cleanest
> way to do it.)

This sounds really interesting. Now all we need is for someone to do the work.

Any volunteers?

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