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An efficient path to virtual linux servers...
User Mode Linux (UML) allows you to run Linux kernels as user mode processes under a host Linux kernel, giving you a simple way to run several independent virtual machines on a single piece of physical hardware. Let's take a look at UML and how it can give you more bang for the hardware buck, or make it easier to debug the kernel.

Under UML, each of the virtual machines can run its own selection of software, including different distributions of Linux and different kernels. This gives you the ability to have completely customizable virtual machines that are isolated from each other, and from the host machine.
 read more | mail this link | score:7873 | -Ray, January 12, 2007
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