[CentOS-virt] Silly question about KVM
wolfy at nobugconsulting.ro
Wed Mar 17 14:52:57 UTC 2010
Scot P. Floess wrote:
> I was wondering, if I do not have hardware that natively supports full
> virtualization...and I choose to use KVM,
You cannot use KVM on systems which do not support hardware virtualization
> will my VMs be running in some
> form of chip emulation (and therefore terribly slow). To date, I've been
> using Xen and am very comfortable with it. I have some fears that later
> whenever Xen is dropped - I'll have to consider KVM.
> Also, will Xen be carried forward should Xen be dropped from RHEL?
xen will be included in RHEL 5 and hence in Centos 5 for the whole life
of the distro. However it might (actually I am pretty sure this will
happen) no longer get enhancements after a given time (but only bugfixes)
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