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Is it possible to run a hypervisor between the Linux kernel on Android and the boot loader?

  • You are talking about bare-metal hypervisor, right? Well, that's not impossible but I don't think any such generic thing exists. Bare-metal hypervisor has to directly deal with hardware, so in PC world it contains the whole (or at least required) functionality of kernel in itself. But the story is a bit different in embedded world. Since hardware components aren't standardized and depend largely on userspace closed source binaries to interact with higher level software, you can't run a bare-metal hypervisor on device designed for Android, without a huge support from SoC and OEM vendors. – Irfan Latif Jun 17 at 14:44

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