[CentOS-virt] Re: [CentOS-devel] Any news about next kvm release for centos 5.2?

Akemi Yagi amyagi at gmail.com
Fri Jul 11 09:40:32 UTC 2008

On Fri, Jul 11, 2008 at 2:29 AM, Johnny Hughes <jhughes at hughesjr.com> wrote:
> carlopmart wrote:
>>  Which will be next stable release for CentOS 5.2?? Can i use on a
>> production enviromment??
> KVM is not part of the main CentOS distro, it is in CentOS extras for
> CentOS-5.  The stable version is quite old (kvm-36-1).  Newer versions than
> that are in our testing repository:
> http://dev.centos.org/centos/5/
> Whether or not they can be used in production is totally dependent on your
> unique situation, your specific hardware and what you plan to install on the
> VMs.
> At some point in the future, Red Hat is going to release KVM technology in
> RHEL ... when that happens, then I would call it "good enough" to use in the
> enterprise without reservation.
> It certainly may already be "good enough" for your needs as released in our
> extras repo ... the only real way to tell is try it in your situation is to
> try it and see if it meets your needs.
> Thanks,
> Johnny Hughes

Just wanted to add a note to say we have a nice Wiki article on how to
install kvm:



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