[Libvir] Proposed XML format for capabilities, with examples [long]

Richard W.M. Jones rjones at redhat.com
Wed Mar 14 15:57:46 UTC 2007

Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
>> (4) is_kvm_capable: [Linux] kernel supports kvm?  Uses Linux-specific 
>> /dev/kvm
> This is really equivalent to the 'is_hvm_capable' check but for KVM.

Just an update on this one for all on the list: We went round several 
loops with this, but think we've got a way whereby a simple 'test -e 
/dev/kvm'-style test will not only check if KVM exists, but whether all 
necessary things have been enabled in the hardware/BIOS too.


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