[libvirt] domain type "kvm" error

Cole Robinson crobinso at redhat.com
Sun Sep 7 20:58:59 UTC 2008

Rakotomandimby Mihamina wrote:
> Cole Robinson wrote:
>> 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'
> Given that, how will I choose if I want to launch a 32bit or a 64bit
> VM guest?

If you are on a 64 bit machine, you don't need a
different emulator. KVM emulates the host arch,
so you can just install a 32 bit os in the VM,
it would be like installing a 32 bit os on a
physical 64 bit machine.

- Cole

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