|Oracle® VM Server User's Guide
Part Number E10898-04
This Preface introduces the new features and enhancements of Oracle VM Server. This information is useful to users who have used previous releases of Oracle VM Server. The releases discussed are:
There are no new features in Oracle VM Server Release 2.1.5. A number of software and documentation errata have been fixed.
The new features and enhancements in Oracle VM Server Release 2.1.2 include:
Converting a Linux host to a guest image, and converting a VMware image to an Oracle VM image. See Chapter 8, "Converting Hosts and VMware Virtual Machines".
Quality of Service configuration options for guest virtual network interfaces and virtual disks. See Quality of Service (QoS) in Appendix C, "Guest Configuration", and the Oracle VM Manager User's Guide.
Intel 8255x 10/100 Mbps (e100)
Intel 82540EM Gigabit (e1000)
Broadcom NetXtreme II (bnx2)
Broadcom Everest 10GB (bnx2x)
Broadcom NetXtreme and Netlink (tg3)
Chelsio T3 Third Generation 10Gb (cxgb3)
Qlogic Fibre Channel HBA (qla2xxx)
Emulex Fibre Channel HBA (lpfc)
Brocade Fibre Channel HBA (bfa)
LSI Logic Fusion-MPT SCSI (mptlinux)
LSI Logic MegaRAID SCSI (megaraid)
Redundant Disk Array Controller (rdac)
Hypervisor debugger: Includes an optional kernel-level debugger for the Oracle VM Server hypervisor, allowing debugging of an entire host including all running guests. See the documentation installed with Oracle VM Server in the /usr/share/doc/xen/README.kdb file for more information.
Guest debugger: Includes an optional guest debugger which allows individual guests to be debugged using the standard gdb network protocol. Supports both paravirtualized and hardware virtualized guests. See the documentation installed with Oracle VM Server in the /usr/share/doc/xen/README.gdbsx file for more information.
Enhanced file I/O.
There are no new features in Oracle VM Server Release 2.1.1.