Diffstat (limited to 'arch/x86/Kconfig')
1 files changed, 10 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/arch/x86/Kconfig b/arch/x86/Kconfig
index c876bace8fd..07e01149e3b 100644
@@ -491,7 +491,7 @@ if PARAVIRT_GUEST
- bool "VMI Guest support"
+ bool "VMI Guest support (DEPRECATED)"
depends on X86_32
@@ -500,6 +500,15 @@ config VMI
at the moment), by linking the kernel to a GPL-ed ROM module
provided by the hypervisor.
+ As of September 2009, VMware has started a phased retirement
+ of this feature from VMware's products. Please see
+ feature-removal-schedule.txt for details. If you are
+ planning to enable this option, please note that you cannot
+ live migrate a VMI enabled VM to a future VMware product,
+ which doesn't support VMI. So if you expect your kernel to
+ seamlessly migrate to newer VMware products, keep this
bool "KVM paravirtualized clock"