[CentOS-devel] KVM-66 packages in testing
amyagi at gmail.com
Tue Apr 29 16:10:16 UTC 2008
On Sun, Apr 20, 2008 at 5:33 AM, Daniel de Kok <daniel at centos.org> wrote:
> Hi all,
> We have just added KVM-66 packages to the CentOS 5 testing repository.
> This version of the Kernel Virtual Machine has numerous improvements
> over KVM-36, which is currently in CentOS-Extras. One of the notable
> new features is support for paravirtualized block and network devices
> through the virtio architecture. Currently, only Linux kernel
> 2.6.25 provides paravirtualized block and NIC drivers. A
> paravirtualized NIC driver is available for Windows.
> We'd like to hear from current KVM users whether this version has any
> regressions for their applications compared to KVM-36. Of course, we
> are interested in other bug reports as well!
> Information on using the CentOS Testing repository can be found on the
> CentOS Wiki at:
> The KVM module package is named 'kmod-kvm', and has a dependency on
> the userland KVM tool. So, the following command should do the trick,
> and pull in all required dependencies:
> yum --enablerepo=c5-testing install kmod-kvm
Just wanted to let you know that a wiki article on HowTo install/use
KVM is also available as a draft:
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