[CentOS] kmod-kvm

Phil Schaffner Philip.R.Schaffner at NASA.gov
Thu Nov 20 20:26:04 UTC 2008


Jamie Wilch wrote:
> I use qemu-kvm on a Centos 5.2 server to run Windows XP virtually.
> Usually a new kmod-kvm packages is released shortly after a kernel
> update, and yum updates them both very nicely.  However, two new kernel
> updates have been released now without a kmod-kvm update.  Does anyone
> know if this package is still being supported?

Jamie,

You may want to check the centos-vert list archives, and/or ask there.

http://lists.centos.org/mailman/listinfo/centos-virt

 From this recent thread

http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-virt/2008-November/000724.html

it seems kvm support is currently problematic.

Perhaps have a look at the free (as in beer) VMware Server - 
works-for-me (but have yet to upgrade to the new 2.0 release).

http://www.vmware.com/support/pubs/server_pubs.html


Phil


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