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Windows 7: An OS inside itself without virtualization

06 Dec 2012   #1
Windows i7 920

Windows 8 Pro x64
 
 
An OS inside itself without virtualization

https://github.com/torvalds/linux
I went looking through Linux source code, being curious. Then I noticed this:

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Linux has also been ported to itself. You can now run the kernel as a userspace application - this is called UserMode Linux (UML)
Mind = blown. Is this what I was doing when I installed Ubuntu minimal install in my Android phone and access it through chroot in terminal emulator?
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