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Re: [rhelv6-list] 'kvm' or 'qemu-kvm' package?



On Tue, Nov 8, 2011 at 4:47 PM, Darren Patterson
<darren patterson stanford edu> wrote:
> I had a user ask me about installing KVM on RHEL6.  The instructions* state
> to install package 'kvm', but I'm only seeing package 'qemu-kvm' in RHN.
>  Entitlements are set to Virtualization.   I don't have a test box for this
> to verify at the moment (except for VMware VMs), so that makes this
> different.  Am I missing something obvious?
> Thanks,
>
> -darren
> * http://docs.redhat.com/docs/en-US/Red_Hat_Enterprise_Linux/6/html/Virtualization/sect-Virtualization-Installing_the_virtualization_packages-Installing_KVM_packages_on_an_existing_Red_Hat_Enterprise_Linux_system.html

Actually the instructions are correct (although they may be
confusing). 'yum install kvm' will install qemu-kvm and its
dependencies. This is because the quem-kvm package Provides: kvm.

Akemi


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