VirtualBox update brings improved performance and 64-bit support
Posted by: Anonymous
on September 23, 2008 08:01 AM
"VirtualBox is a paravirtualization virtual program, which means the VM accesses some system devices as virtual devices".
Isn't that the case with all virtualization applications? e.g. VMWare based virtual machines will _always_ have an AMD network card and an intel i440BX chipset. They cannot natively use the hardware present on your system. Apart from VT and other virtualization instruction sets that allow direct access to the processor, I'm pretty sure all IO access isn't native.