[CentOS] KVM resources?

Mon Apr 11 13:07:07 UTC 2011
Torres, Giovanni (NIH/NINDS) [C] <torresgi at ninds.nih.gov>

 5.6 version of the virtualization guide from RedHat includes Xen and KVM:


On Apr 11, 2011, at 9:01 AM, Jussi Hirvi wrote:

Later this week I will have to install a serious KVM setup, and I am
looking for background material.

I found a nice how-to:


...but it is probably partly outdated by now.

Then there is a fine virtualization manual:


...but it seems to be only for xen.

I plan to use either CentOS 5.6 or Scientific Linux 6.0 as the host
system. Though I don't know yet, if v6.0 will bring any actual benefits
over 5.6.

My guests will all be CentOS 4 or 5. Disk I/O will probably be a
potential bottleneck. I am interested in the "block device" strategy,
and could use more info about it.

- Jussi

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