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Re: [libvirt] How does libvirt 0.6.3 load kvm driver



On Tue, Jun 30, 2009 at 01:59:36PM +0800, Jason Wong wrote:
> Dear all,
> 
> I found that libvirt 0.6.3 seems does not load KVM driver while libvirt 
> 0.3.3 does.
> 
> Situation description:
> 
> I am using CentOS 5.3, and the kernel I used is 2.6.30.
> I downloaded the kernel from kernel.org andcompile it. KVM was compiled 
> as a module.
> libvirt: libvirt 0.6.3, released by Eucalyptus(a cloud computing 
> infrastructure software which supports KVM as well)
> 
> (1) libvirt 0.6.3 does not load KVM driver


No libvirt release has ever loaded the KVM kernel modules. This is
left upto the OS distribution vendor to deal with. In Fedora, the
KVM RPM installs a script that loads them upon boot. I'm not sure
what CentOS does.

Daniel
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