[PLUG] Virtualization using KVM
( अमेय पाळंदे ) Ameya Palande
2ameya at gmail.com
Wed Dec 20 09:02:31 PST 2006
Anyone tried using KVM to run unmodified guest under linux ?
Any success ?
I found it pretty simple compared to Xen.
But it (actually qemu) has issues with gcc 4 compilar.
Need older compiler for compiling... :(
For those who don't know what is KVM ->
KVM (for Kernel-based Virtual Machine) is a full virtualization
solution for Linux on x86 hardware.
It consists of a loadable kernel module (kvm.ko) and
a userspace component.
Using KVM, one can run multiple virtual machines running unmodified
Linux or Windows images. Each virtual machine has private virtualized
hardware: a network card, disk, graphics adapter, etc.
The kernel component of KVM is included in mainline Linux, and will
appear in Linux 2.6.20.
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