[CentOS] using kvm

Wed Jan 5 12:28:32 UTC 2011
Arun Khan <knura9 at gmail.com>

On Wed, Jan 5, 2011 at 6:13 AM, Jim Wildman <jim at rossberry.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 4 Jan 2011, Jerry Geis wrote:
>> All -  I am running a virtual windows 7 (pro 64) on centos 5.5 x86_64.
>> I was hoping to run virtual XP inside windows7 in this configuration.
>> I get an error about cannot start virtual XP when I try this.
>> Do I not have something setup correctly or can I not run a "double"
>> virtual environment?
> I'd be very surprised if that would work.  The virtual environments
> check for the correct processor type.  A "virtual cpu" is probably not
> on the list..

I have not tried a VM within a VM (nested) although I have heard that
it is possible.

I guess the correct processor type could be passed with the "-cpu " parameter.

-- Arun Khan