[CentOS] qemu-kvm package?

Mon Aug 12 15:56:00 UTC 2013
Dave Johansen <davejohansen at gmail.com>

On Fri, Aug 9, 2013 at 2:31 PM, Ljubomir Ljubojevic <centos at plnet.rs> wrote:
> On 08/09/2013 05:35 PM, John Doe wrote:
> > From: Dave Johansen <davejohansen at gmail.com>
> >
> >>>   > I just did a clean net install of CentOS 6.4 and when I run
> >>>   > virt-manager it says that qemu-kvm is missing, but when I try to
> >>>   > install it with yum it says that there isn't a package with that
> >>>   > name. Is something wrong with my configuration? Or what is causing
> >>>   > this package to appear as not available? Thanks,
> >>
> >> It's a 32-bit install.
> >
> > Google told me:
> > "Whilst previous versions of RHEL supported KVM on both 32-bit and 64-bit systems, as of RHEL 5.4 support for KVM virtualization is only available for 64-bit (x86_64 architecture) versions of the operating system."
> > But I never played with it so I cannot confirm...
> >
> > JD
> I have a kvm-84 rpm and src.rpm for CentOS 5.x (Levente's) and run a
> 32-bit KVM host for few years, but I never played with CentOS 6, never
> needed it.
> http://rpms.plnet.rs/plnet-centos5-srpms-srpms/RPMS.plnet/kvm-kmod-84-1.el5.src.rpm
> I suggest you use VirtualBox, or some other distro.

I'll really like CentOS/RHEL and will definitely stick with it. The
point of my questions wasn't to complain or any like that, but just
surprise because it seemed that the no 32 bit support didn't line up
with my experience and just trying to make sure I understood