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

Christopher Chan christopher.chan at bradbury.edu.hk
Thu Feb 4 08:21:26 UTC 2010


On Thursday, February 04, 2010 04:14 PM, Christopher Chan wrote:
> 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

Nope

http://www.linux-kvm.org/page/WindowsGuestDrivers/Download_Drivers


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