[fedora-virt] how can i see if the running kernel has kvm support?

Robert P. J. Day rpjday at crashcourse.ca
Thu Apr 9 18:26:55 UTC 2009

On Thu, 9 Apr 2009, Eduardo Habkost wrote:

> On Thu, Apr 09, 2009 at 01:20:24PM -0400, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> > On Thu, 9 Apr 2009, Eduardo Habkost wrote:
> >
> > > udev should create /dev/kvm when it is notified about the new
> > > device.
> >
> >   really?  that suggests that there should be a udev kvm rules file
> > under /etc/udev/rules.d, no?  but i don't see one.  where is it
> > supposed to come from?  what package does it belong to?
> I don't know the specifics of the udev rules. But, surely, the /dev/kvm
> file isn't created by the kernel, but by userspace.

  never mind.  from what i read here:


i only need a udev rule file for kvm if i want to make it runnable by
a non-privileged user.  or so it seems.


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