[CentOS] kvm package difference - v36 via yum, v83 via DVD

Akemi Yagi amyagi at gmail.com
Sat Oct 24 19:50:00 UTC 2009

On Sat, Oct 24, 2009 at 11:22 AM, Brian Schueler <brian.schueler at gmx.de> wrote:
> Hi!
> As far as I can see there is no kvm in the base repository but
> the older version 36 in CentOS-Extras. Version 83 that belongs
> to 5.4 is only found on the install DVD and CD-Set.
> So it's different when installing kvm later with yum which results
> in kvm-36 than choosing 'Virtualization' on DVD install that
> installs kvm-83.
> It's also a difference between installing from network and DVD,
> even when the same Kickstart file is used when kvm is selected.
> What is the reason of the base-repo/media difference?

I do see kvm and related packages on the mirror sites. By the way kvm
is available for x86_64 only (upstream).


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