[CentOS-devel] KVM-66 packages in testing
lfarkas at bppiac.hu
Fri May 2 17:19:21 UTC 2008
Akemi Yagi wrote:
> 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:
are you plan to update virt-manager, libvirt, python-virtinst and gtk-vnc?
most of them can be simple rebuild from fedora's development or can be
found in my repo http://www.lfarkas.org/linux/packages/centos/5/.
Levente "Si vis pacem para bellum!"
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