[CentOS] kvm and virto on Centos 5.4

S.Tindall tindall.satwth at brandxmail.com
Wed Jan 6 05:55:28 UTC 2010


On Wed, 2010-01-06 at 10:48 +0800, Christopher Chan wrote:
> I have not tried kvm on Centos 5.4 yet...does anyone know if it has 
> support for virtio?

Yes, it does.

>From two guests hosted on centos 5.4/kvm:

# uname -rpmi
2.6.9-89.0.18.ELsmp i686 athlon i386

# lspci|grep -i virtio
00:04.0 SCSI storage controller: Qumranet, Inc. Virtio block device
00:08.0 RAM memory: Qumranet, Inc. Virtio memory balloon


# uname -rpmi
2.6.18-164.9.1.el5 i686 athlon i386

# lspci|grep -i virtio
00:03.0 Ethernet controller: Qumranet, Inc. Virtio network device
00:04.0 SCSI storage controller: Qumranet, Inc. Virtio block device
00:06.0 RAM memory: Qumranet, Inc. Virtio memory balloon


Steve



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