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Re: disk partitioning for multiOS machine

On Tue, Aug 19, 2008 at 12:09:29PM +0200, Ralf Ertzinger wrote:
> I.e., is the plan to make KVM not suck on machines that do not have
> Vanderpool/Pacifica, or are those simply out of luck with xen gone?

KVM doesn't work at all unless you have these extensions.  However you
can still happen to run the /usr/bin/qemu-kvm on these machines - it's
just that it falls back to using QEMU (ie. pure software)

All new Intel & AMD processors support this anyway.  The situation is
similar to 3D accelerated graphics cards circa 1996 -- not everyone's
got one now, but within a few years even your mobile phone will have
it.  (Or something like that anyway :-)


Richard Jones, Emerging Technologies, Red Hat  http://et.redhat.com/~rjones
virt-p2v converts physical machines to virtual machines.  Boot with a
live CD or over the network (PXE) and turn machines into Xen guests.

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