[libvirt] [PATCH 2/5] Introduce SMM feature

Gerd Hoffmann kraxel at redhat.com
Mon Aug 1 17:05:23 UTC 2016


> If it does, then the host kernel should be 4.4 or later. (If we want to
> capture version numbers, then for each minor release, the latest patch
> level should be required: 4.4.16, 4.5.7, 4.6.5, 4.7.0, because there
> have been a number of KVM tweaks and stable backports for SMM support.)

Better check /dev/kvm for the KVM_CAP_X86_SMM capability, otherwise the
rhel-7 kernel is out even though smm is backported.

Probably libvirt already has checks for other caps so it should be easy.


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