[CentOS-virt] Trouble installing KVM

Greg Bailey

gbailey at lxpro.com
Tue Sep 22 02:24:50 UTC 2015

Hi Paul,

KVM is only available on 64 bit builds of CentOS 6:


You'd have to reload your test server with CentOS 6 x86_64 and then 
you'd have packages like qemu-kvm available to you.


On 09/21/2015 06:01 PM, paul.greene.va at verizon.net wrote:
> Hello All,
> I'm trying to install KVM on a test CentOS 6 server, running the 
> following command, and getting the following result. I suspect the 
> repositories my system is trying to reach out to aren't carrying the 
> packages for KVM, but I'm not sure.
> Not sure what to do from here.
> Paul
> [root at centos-server yum.repos.d]# yum groupinstall "Virtualization 
> Platform"
> Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, refresh-packagekit, security
> Setting up Group Process
> Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile
>  * base: mirror.netdepot.com
>  * extras: mirror.dattobackup.com
>  * updates: mirror.vtti.vt.edu
> Package libvirt-client-0.10.2-54.el6.i686 already installed and latest 
> version
> Package libvirt-0.10.2-54.el6.i686 already installed and latest version
> Warning: Group virtualization-platform does not have any packages.
> No packages in any requested group available to install or update
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