[CentOS-virt] state of lfarkas KVM repository + Centos KVM wiki

Thu Apr 23 14:00:05 UTC 2009
Ljubomir Ljubojevic <office at plcomputers.net>


I used source from lfarkas repository and have rebuilt my own rpm's 
since on lfarkas repository there are no i386 version for some rpm's 
(kvm-mod I think).

I also have recompiled Fedoras libvirt and virt-manager,... rpm's

If you need them for i386 system you can find them here: 

Otherwise it would be wise to use lfarkas's rpm's. They should work well.
Of course, first test this on some non-production system.

Using virt-manager (GUI) I am able to create and delete virtual 
machines, and set all options. In Edit\host details you can set default 
network IP for virbr interface.

I have not seen any tap interfaces, I have set my eth0 to bridge mode (I 
wanted public IP directly on virtual OS), and libvirt just hooks to it 
without actually (visibly) joining the br0 bridge.

Only thing I do not know how to use is connecting to qemu:///system with 


Rainer Traut wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have followed the wiki howto to install KVM on my C5 server with a F10 
> x86_64 guest. Howto here:
> http://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/KVM
> With one small problem here:
> http://www.centos.org/modules/newbb/viewtopic.php?post_id=74275&topic_id=19726
> the guest is really running stable for one week now.
> Maybe someone could have a look at udev why it always sets permission 
> for /dev/net/tun wrong and update the wiki?
> But my actual question is, what's the state of lfarkas repository?
> Can it be trusted? Sadly there is no frontpage on http://www.lfarkas.org/
> Thx
> Rainer
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