[CentOS-virt] KVM: where are the directions?

Sat Nov 13 02:58:52 UTC 2010
MargoAndTodd <margoandtodd at gmail.com>

On 11/11/2010 01:50 PM, Kenni Lund wrote:
> No, you're not running an old version of qemu-kvm in CentOS. Like most
> other packages, Red Hat has selected an (old and stable) version as
> the baseline version and then backported bugfixes and new features
> from newer versions of the package, to fulfill the needs of their
> enterprise customers. kvm-83 in CentOS is NOT equal to upstream
> kvm-83. That said, as you've probably already read in the docs, KVM is
> a "technology preview" in RHEL 5.x...6.0 will be the first version
> with official/stable KVM support by Red Hat.
> Best regards
> Kenni

Hi Kenni,

This is my setup:

$ cat /etc/redhat-release
CentOS release 5.5 (Final)

$ uname -r -m
2.6.18-194.26.1.el5 i686

$ rpm -qa \*kvm\*

Not even close to 83.  :-(