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Re: [Libguestfs] Can I use qemu-dm instead of qemu?



On Tue, May 18, 2010 at 10:57:00PM +0800, Kirby Zhou wrote:
> XEN of RHEL5.x DOM0 provides a qemu-dm command at
> /usr/lib64/xen/bin/qemu-dm, Can I run libguestfs with it?

Not a chance. This is not a normal QEMU binary. This is a
seriously hacked up binary tailored to serve as the guest
HVM guest emulation layer. It is no longer capable of
running as a normal QEMU emulator.

> I have tried run libguestfs with kqemu, but it always cause system hang.

kqemu is notoriously unreliable, hence upstream QEMU has
even stopped including support for it in new releases.


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