[CentOS] Virtualization software to install Windows as guest on CentOS 5 as host ?

Christopher Chan christopher.chan at bradbury.edu.hk
Thu Feb 4 08:14:16 UTC 2010


On Thursday, February 04, 2010 04:04 PM, John R Pierce wrote:
> Christopher Chan wrote:
>> On Thursday, February 04, 2010 03:48 PM, Hadi Motamedi wrote:
>>
>>> Dear All
>>> I need to install Windows as guest on my CentOS 5 as host . Can you
>>> please give me the link to download the requierd rpm package for this
>>> purpose ?
>>> Thank you
>>>
>>
>> yum install kvm
>>
>> Then search for virtio drivers. Redhat provides virtio block drivers for
>> Windows Vista, 7, 2008.
>>
>
> I may be mistaken, but I thought those were only available to RHN
> subscribers, and are not open source or free to redistribute.
>

The virtio block drivers? Really? I think I remember something about it 
being leaked...need to check


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