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Re: [fedora-virt] remaining userspace kvm packages?



On Wed, Apr 08, 2009 at 05:38:32AM -0400, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> On Tue, 7 Apr 2009, Glauber Costa wrote:
> 
> > On Tue, Apr 07, 2009 at 02:44:45PM -0400, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> 
> > >   AFAICT, there's qemu-kvm-tools for debugging and diagnostics,
> > > and not a lot more.  is that about right?  everything else
> > > kvm-related pretty much comes with your qemu install.
> 
> > right. There's just this package. Humm.... guess we could have a
> > qemu-tools that include this + qemu-img ?
> 
>   i'm not sure that's necessary, i just think there needs to be a
> clear list of what's installable and the corresponding dependencies,
> qemu-wise.  i took a quick look at the output from "yum search qemu"
> on f11 and, from that, it looks like the following:
> 
> * if you want simple system emulation for a single architecture,
> then:
> 
>     # yum install qemu-system-<arch>    {arch=arm,mips,ppc,...}
> 
> * if you want user-mode emulation for *any* architecture, then you
> need to separately:
> 
>     # yum install qemu-user
> 
> * if you want to manipulate disk images, then:
> 
>     # yum install qemu-img
> 
> * if you want to install *all* of the above as a meta-package,
> including system emulation for all supported architectures, then:
> 
>     # yum install qemu
> 
> * if you want a graphical qemu front-end:
> 
>     # yum install qemu-launcher
> 
> * if you want KVM debugging and diagnostic tools:
> 
>     # yum install qemu-kvm-tools
> 
>   did i miss anything?  if i were new to qemu in f11, that's pretty
> much all i'd want to know -- what's available and what i need for what
> i'm trying to do.
That appears to be correct.

> 
>   and, no, i'm not done with dumb questions yet.  you only wish.
I don't wish that ;-)



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