[virt-tools-list] Xen as default instead of Qemu?

Frédéric Grelot fredericg_99 at yahoo.fr
Mon Nov 28 08:55:08 UTC 2011

> Xen is definitely not the default.  libvirt should be choosing a best
> hypervisor for you, and most likely that should be qemu/KVM.  You
> have
> got KVM installed, right?

Of course it is installed, I even have 11 vms set up...
However, if Xen is (very likely) installed, the box is not set up as a dom0 : maybe libvirt should just detect this and automatically discard Xen as default?


> You can also force a particular URI by setting the
> environment variable.

That's not very convenient, but I will try...

> Rich.
> --
> Richard Jones, Virtualization Group, Red Hat
> http://people.redhat.com/~rjones
> virt-df lists disk usage of guests without needing to install any
> software inside the virtual machine.  Supports Linux and Windows.
> http://et.redhat.com/~rjones/virt-df/

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