[CentOS-virt] Re: [kvm-devel] (long) kvm and virt-manager not ready for daily usage

Sat Sep 8 13:06:31 UTC 2007
Farkas Levente <lfarkas at bppiac.hu>

Luca wrote:
> On 9/8/07, Farkas Levente <lfarkas at bppiac.hu> wrote:
>> kvm is not ready for production use for many reason:
>> it can't reboot which imho a very basic feature, what's more can't even
>> shutdown/poweroff. the centos i386 guest are not able to shutdown on the
>> x86_64 host (strange the x86_64 centos and the i586 mandrake-9 are able
>> to shutdown) or what's seems to be more likely it's a random think.
> Reboot failure is a regression; for shutdown you should enable APCI
> with "acpi=force"; bochs BIOS doesn't have SMBIOS/DMI tables and Linux
> may refuse to use ACPI without them (it depends on the configuration).

when, where, how? is there any docs about it?

  Levente                               "Si vis pacem para bellum!"