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



On Mon, 27 Apr 2009, sean darcy wrote:

> 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:
> > >
> > > virt-install
> > > 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.

  hang on ... so which qemu-related package was missing?  i'm thinking
qemu-user but it would be nice to clarify that.

rday
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