[CentOS-devel] Windows Server 2008 guest on KVM

Lennert Buytenhek buytenh at wantstofly.org
Wed Mar 25 10:32:59 UTC 2009


On Wed, Mar 25, 2009 at 07:02:47AM +0100, Hugo van der Kooij wrote:

> >>> http://www.lfarkas.org/linux/packages/centos/5/x86_64/
> >>>
> >>> are from Farkas Levente, who frequents this list, perhaps he would like 
> >>> consider offering them for inclusion in CentOS repos?
> >>>     
> >>
> >> that would be quit cool. however, isnt there a problem with what runs on 
> >> what ver of KVM ? in that centos-5 does not run beyond a certain 
> >> release, whereas windows needs something else and opensolaris needs 
> >> something completely different. or have those issues been resolved now ?
> >>
> >> ...
> >>   
> > Farkas's version is KVM-84, which is the latest, and I have that
> > running here on a clean install of CentOS 5.2 with one W2008 guest.
> > Call it anecdotal evidence.
> 
> Now run Centos 5.2 as another guest. Will that work as well? That seems
> to be the problem.

CentOS 5.2 on CentOS 5.2 works fine for me (with KVM 82/83 rpms from
lfarkas.org on various x86_64 machines).  I also have opensolaris,
FreeBSD, and Windows XP guests on the same hosts.


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