[CentOS-virt] CentOS-5.4, KVM, QEMU, Virt-Manager and kvm-qemu-img

Kenni Lund kenni at kelu.dk
Tue Nov 10 10:23:19 UTC 2009

2009/11/10 James B. Byrne <byrnejb at harte-lyne.ca>:
> So, it would appear as if kvm-qemu-img is intended as a lightweight
> replacement for the full qemu package where all the functionality of
> the latter is not required.  However, as I wish to use virt-manager
> clearly the full qemu package is required.

No, it's not a replacement, it's a utility for handling image files,
eg. create and convert harddisk images for QEMU/KVM.

If you just install

and all their dependencies, then you should be fine.

Best Regards

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