host operating system

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host operating system

The first OS installed in a computer. In a virtual machine environment, there may be a host operating system that interacts with the virtual machine monitor, which manages the virtual machines. Contrast with a "bare metal" hypervisor, in which the virtual machine monitor is the base operating system in the computer. For details, see virtual machine monitor.
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Acer understands that partial encryption equals no encryption, and critical to that is leveraging SecureLink from the moment the finger touches the sensor all the way to the Quantum Matcher template authentication tool located on the host OS in this case," said Godfrey Cheng, vice president marketing, Human Interface Systems Division, Synaptics.
FriendUP is a new OS for desktops, TVs and mobile devices that runs on top of any host OS - enhancing and combining the functionality and capabilities with other devices.
Open-source solutions provider Red Hat today announced the launch of its Enterprise Linux 7 Atomic Host OS, which is designed to run "the next generation of applications with Linux containers".
The guest has to communicate through the host OS in order to access the hardware.
USB-OTG is indeed supported on the Nexus 7, however as anyone who has used USB-OTG knows, whether peripherals or devices work is a function of the host OS and drivers," explains (http://www.
In our general cloud security model (SVL) all seven requirements in Table 1 are met in all level from Host OS up to the guest OS.
It reminds me of the old VB runtime frameworks--you might as well run a virtual machine on the host OS.
To achieve this, some form of hypervisor monitor must run on the host machine (the currently available hypervisor monitors differs mainly in the way how they manage the virtualized HW and whether they run on the top of the host OS or on the "bare metal").
Hardware emulation technology creates a full emulation of hardware at the host OS level, usually running as a single process inside the host OS.
This process is made easiest with other open standards-based or POSIX-conformant OSes such as LynuxWorks' LynxOS real-time operating system (RTOS) and LynxOS-178 safety-critical RTOS, since the host OS would need to intercept Linux system calls in order for a port to be possible.
PQI understands that safe fingerprint sensors require SecureLink end-to-end encryption from the moment the finger touches the sensor all the way to the Quantum Matcher template authentication tool located on the host OS," said Godfrey Cheng, vice president marketing, Human Interface Systems Division, Synaptics.