[libvirt][solved] domain type "kvm" error
mihamina.rakotomandimby at etu.univ-orleans.fr
Sun Sep 7 20:33:06 UTC 2008
Cole Robinson wrote:
>> I use "ubuntu hardy" but I dont think the problem is specific to the
>> distribution I use.
>> I installed KVM and libvirt as described here:
>> Following that method, created a domain, which dumps like this:
>> <domain type='qemu' id='1'>
> Specifically what tool did you use to install the VM? That tutorial lists
> several different methods.
$ sudo virt-install --connect qemu:///system -n xp1 \
-r 512 -f xp1.qcow2 -s 12 -c xp.iso --vnc \
--noautoconsole --os-type windows --os-variant winxp
>> Launching the guest is OK, but it is as slow as if I directly launched
>> $ qemu [options]
>> I tried to launch:
>> $ kvm [options]
>> and it is much faster
>> My conclusion is that method on the Ubuntu documentation launches a
>> qemu without the use of kvm.
>> I modified that XML dump, changing "qemu" with "kvm":
>> <domain type='kvm' id='1'>
> You can't just change the domain type, you also have to change
> the emulator tag. My guess is, this new 'kvm' command is still
> using the plain qemu emulator and not '/usr/bin/kvm'
Great! I changed it and it runs!
I really did not see it.
> Hope that helps,
Huile Essentielle de Camphre http://www.huile-camphre.fr
(Serveurs, Postes de travail, Développement logiciel)
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