[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]

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



Thank you for your quick reply, Rich.

Here's my issue: I have new hardware that RH 7.3 doesn't support.  The software I need to run requires RH 7.3 - it is in the process of being upgraded, but the upgrade is a few months off and I cannot wait that long.

So I installed the 32 bit version only to discover there's no qemu-kvm.  Are there any options for getting RHEL 6 to run RH 7.3? 


-----Original Message-----
From: Richard W.M. Jones [mailto:rjones redhat com] 
Sent: Friday, January 28, 2011 4:45 PM
To: Rhonda Kern
Cc: 'virt-tools-list redhat com'
Subject: Re: [virt-tools-list] RHEL 6 virt-install 64 bit host, 32 bit guest

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.

Rich.

-- 
Richard Jones, Virtualization Group, Red Hat http://people.redhat.com/~rjones
virt-p2v converts physical machines to virtual machines.  Boot with a
live CD or over the network (PXE) and turn machines into Xen guests.
http://et.redhat.com/~rjones/virt-p2v

"This message may contain confidential and/or privileged 
information. If you are not the addressee or authorized to 
receive this for the addressee, you must not use, copy, 
disclose, or take any action based on this message or any 
information herein. If you have received this message in error, 
please advise the sender immediately by reply e-mail and delete 
this message. Thank you for your cooperation."


[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]