[linux-elitists] Virtualization

Greg KH greg@kroah.com
Tue Feb 22 11:20:13 PST 2005


On Tue, Feb 22, 2005 at 12:40:46PM -0500, Aaron Sherman wrote:
> On Tue, 2005-02-22 at 11:51, Don Marti wrote:
> > isn't the virtualization
> > frenzy just a smokescreen to try to put some profits
> > back into the generic server/generic OS market?
> 
> I don't think so. I think that organizations with massive farms of
> machines to support are starting to see that the minor hit in terms of
> footprint, power and heat is starting to eat substantial profits.

I agree.  Hopefully this will spur those organizations to start putting
some resources into getting some sane power management code into Linux,
we can use the help.

Power management, it's not just for laptops.

greg k-h



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