[OT] kvm kernel module in fc6?
Daniel P. Berrange
berrange at redhat.com
Tue Jan 9 23:21:32 UTC 2007
On Wed, Jan 10, 2007 at 12:11:26AM +0100, Gianluca Cecchi wrote:
> probably more correct to post to fedora extra, but as kernel is also
> affected, I try to post also here. Sorry for your extra-time.
> I have an updated fc6 (2.6.18-1.2869.fc6) and I installed the
> kvm-9-1.i386.rpm package found under extras-development.
> But this gives me only the user space modified version of qemu
> (qemu-kvm is the only file included).
The kvm package from extras-development is a new addition and will require
the coresponding kernel from rawhide, to get the neccessary kernel mods.
> I'm able to run for example the iso of the fc6 live cd without problem.
> When running it I'm obviously receiving the message that /dev/kvm is
> not found and that kvm will so be turned off.
> In case I want to run Windows inside it, can I find the pre-compiled
> version of kvm for fc6 anywhere or should I download the source and
> self compile?
Fedora 7 will be the first release to officially support KVM. So if you're
trying this on FC6, then you will have to build KVM kernel& userspace bits
> I have a quad core system based on a p5b-vm mb so that I would like to
> test vt technology.
In FC-6, Xen HVM guests will happily use VT extensions and will be much
faster than KVM currently is, not to mention more stable (well for some
guest OS at least).
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