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Friday, June 22 • 11:10 - 11:40
Linux-based Device Model Stubdomains in Qubes OS - Marek Marczykowski-Górecki, Invisible Things Lab

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One of the killer features of Xen is the ability to contain qemu in a minimal stubdomain. But even though qemu-upstream has been supported by Xen for a long time, stubdomains are compatible only with the ancient qemu-traditional. There were multiple approaches to this problem discussed over time (rumprun, Linux, ...), including some PoC patches. In this presentation I'll explain why we've chosen the Linux solution in Qubes OS and what challenges we faced to make it really work.

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Marek Marczykowski-Górecki

Lead engineer, Invisible Things Lab
Marek is an experienced system architect and Linux administrator. He specializes in security, virtualization and high availability. His work as an active open-source contributor can be found in projects like Linux kernel, Linux-HA, Xen, and, of course, Qubes OS. Marek holds a master’s... Read More →


Friday June 22, 2018 11:10 - 11:40
Meeting Room 5, Level 3

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