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Re: [virt-tools-list] RHEL 6 virt-install 64 bit host, 32 bit guest



On 01/28/11 - 10:44:37PM, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 28, 2011 at 05:49:58PM +0000, Rhonda Kern wrote:
> > I am trying to create a virtual machine on a 64 bit RHEL 6 machine.
> > There are 4 processors on the host and 24G of RAM.  I will be
> > running an old version of redhat 7.3 as the guest o/s.
>                             ^^^^^^^^^^
> 
> Unfortunately this isn't going to work.  KVM does not emulate some
> peculiarities of the hardware that old RHL relies on.  I've tried it
> in the past .. it's a no go.

Actually, this isn't true.  I've recently installed RHL 7.3 under KVM on my
AMD box (running F-13).  Of course, it isn't something that the KVM developers
typically spend a lot of time on, but in general it has worked for me.

-- 
Chris Lalancette


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