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Re: F11 kvm-qemu: isn't svm enough on AMD?

drago01 wrote:
On Mon, Apr 27, 2009 at 12:00 AM, sean darcy <seandarcy2 gmail com> wrote:
With all the changes in F11, I'm trying to set up a Windows XP virtual
machine with kvm/qemu. But not joy:

ERROR    Host does not support any virtualization options

but /proc/cpuinfo shows svm (this is AMD).

What am I missing?

is the kvm-amd module loaded?

lsmod | grep kvm should show it.
if not try to load it by doing modprobe kvm-amd

Yes it is:

lsmod | grep kvm
kvm_amd                30940  3
kvm                   153112  1 kvm_amd

The problem was that not enough of the qemu stack was installed. I had qemu-common, qemu-x86, qemu-system-x86 installed by yum. I'd assumed they pull in whatever was necessary. Silly me. Installed all qemu, now I get the new machine box.

But where do I choose paravirtual? I don't see any choice in the new machine dialog.


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