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

Sergej Kandyla sk.paix at gmail.com
Thu Feb 4 13:50:08 UTC 2010


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.
>   
What benefits may provide me the virtio drivers ?
Also what suggestions do you have about running  win2k3, win2k8 server 
as a guests on CentOS5 kvm host ?
I'm interesting about disk organization for guest OS at first.

Thx!



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