[virt-tools-list] Install KVM Virtual machine with virt-install on a LVM partition

Richard W.M. Jones rjones at redhat.com
Thu Apr 26 08:37:01 UTC 2012

On Thu, Apr 26, 2012 at 10:24:10AM +0200, Arno Gaboury wrote:
> About this line :
> cpus="--cpu=host --vcpus=4"
> Why add vcpus=4 as I thought cpu=host would indicate to use same CPU
> config as your host?

--cpu=host gives each guest CPU the same CPUID flags as the host.

--vcpus=N chooses how many guest vCPUs you want, where N should
usually be <= the number of host CPUs.


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