Questions about the Kernel-based Virtual Machine, an open source virtualization infrastructure to use the Linux kernel as a hypervisor.

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Accessing Windows 7 QEMU/KVM Virtual Machine on portable via spice from another machine

I am running Lubuntu 13.04 on a Samsung series 9 laptop. I installed windows 7 as a virtual machine running under qemu/kvm. I am able to display the virtual machine from Lubuntu on the host ...
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Web Control Panel for KVM [closed]

I need Web Control Panel for KVM that is compatible with Ubuntu 12.04 or higher. SolusVM, Virtualizor isn't compatible with Ubuntu.
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VirtualBox and KVM beside each other

I have a KVM virtual run on my machine. I tried a while ago to install VirtualBox..Anyway i did it and install bu when i tried to start the machine i got the error: VERR_VMX_IN_VMX_ROOT_MODE I ...
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Mysterious multicast packets after bridging a bond0

I've got 2 interfaces eth0 and eth1 in a bonding (mode 4). Now I want working with kvm and let the instances communicate over a bridge br0. Now my config changes. From this...: auto eth0 iface eth0 ...
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Virtual machine in two subnets

I'm coming from networking where a router/switch has a separate interface for management. Therefore I want to understand how this is implemented for servers/virtualized servers. I have one subnet ...
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IP address on virtual bridge?

I would like to configure a static IP address on the virtual machine. This interface should be connected to one of the host physical interfaces via a bridge. If I have understood the documentation ...
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How to define clone presets to virt-manager

When using virt-manager 0.9.1 to clone existing machines, it ignores that the virtual disks are qcow2 compressed and sparsed. The cloned virtual disks are non-sparsed and in raw format. I know about ...
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Why do we need an IP address for a bridge?

A bridge is a layer 2 network device. On physical bridges we only have an IP address for operation and maintenance. I'm a little bit confused why we need in KVM an IP address for the bridge. I ...
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virt-manager pool not updating (iscsi_discovery issue related?)

I have an Ubuntu 12.04LTS server running KVM and SAN a with iSCSI targets. I am having issues with the virt-mamager refreshing the list of volumes in the storage pool. I have tried pushing the ...
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AMD-V is being used by another hypervisor. (VERR_SVM_IN_USE)

When I try to open any OS on Oracle VirtualBox an error accurate. Failed to open a session for the virtual machine xp efendi. AMD-V is being used by another hypervisor. (VERR_SVM_IN_USE). VirtualBox ...
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kvm: disabled my bios message. delete current install then install via usb drive?

I'm currently getting the kvm: disabled by BIOS message and all I want to do is reinstall. Would it be possible to delete my current OS and use my Live USB to install it once more? I can't access my ...
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kvm: disabled by bios when trying to upgrade

I'm attempting to switch from 12.04 (amd specific), to 12.04 (Intel Specific), and I'm getting a kvm: disabled by bios message when I boot up. I'm not sure what to do. I've searched for this ...
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Routing Host Traffic through KVM Guest

I'm trying to get my host to route its traffic through a KVM guest(Untangle), but I'm not having any luck with basic IP table rules. Right now, I have all traffic being received by the host on eth2 ...
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How to uninstall VMs installed with ubuntu-vm-builder

How do I list (and uninstall) VMs installed with ubuntu-vm-builder but NOT with virsh? Details Whilst following this guide, I was keen to get started and typed in: sudo ubuntu-vm-builder kvm ...
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Automate Ubuntu 12.04 vm in kvm

I am trying to automate using virt-install + preseed, ubuntu12.04 vm's with kvm. I need the vm's to be hosted on specific lvm volumes I had created for each one. When I run the script I get: ERROR ...
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How do I make wireless bridged networking work with linux guest in kvm/qemu?

I am running the ubuntu 13.10 cloud image on kvm/qemu. The guest networking works fine operating in NAT mode when on wireless. Wired bridged networking (eth0 + macvtap) works fine as well. When ...
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How to uninstall KVM

I need to completely remove KVM from my Ubuntu desktop, but even after removing the kvm packages, when I run the following command: virsh -c qemu:///system list it shows: Id Name State ...
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How to check which version of KVM I am running?

I have installed KVM using the instructions given on the wiki. However, when I try to check its version using kvm --version what I get as output is this QEMU emulator version 1.2.0 ...
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KVM CPUand some Video Card Problems

On boot I get these errors: This CPU is not supported by this model and kvm disabled by bios Here is my system specs: AMD FX 8120 M5a78l-m LX ATI Radeon HD6850 8gb ram(used memtest no problem ...
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“kvm disabled by bios” when installing in a Packard Bell

Packard Bell computers seem to have an issue installing Ubuntu. To get it to actually load the installation disk I had to go into the bios settings and boot settings and change type to legacy and turn ...
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Linux-KVM “broken” after a motherboard swap

I just had the motherboard replaced in a Dell PowerEdge R410 that functions as one of our virtual servers (running Ubuntu 10.04.3 LTS). I'm fairly new to Linux, and was quite surprised when networking ...
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Run KVM guest from tty

I would like to run a KVM guest from a tty without any X server or graphical elements running. What command do I use to do this if it's possible? Will running the command give different results in ...
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Can Juju connect services that are in different environments?

Background: I'm trying to get Openstack working with Juju. I'm testing it, so I either have to use KVM virtualization or LXC because I only have one (powerful) machine. I would prefer to use LXC ...
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How to troubleshoot a macvtap network in kvm/virt-manager

I have a virtual machine running under qemu-kvm, on a 13.10 host. I am using virt-manager to define the machine, and I have added a virtual NIC, using the new macvtap driver. I have the following ...
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Install KVM on Ubuntu 13.10 server

How do I install/enable KVM on Ubuntu 13.10 server? I executed the following steps egrep -c ‘(svm|vmx)’ /proc/cpuinfo sudo apt-get install qemu-kvm libvirt-bin bridge-utils virt-manager sudo adduser ...
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how to disable kvm for installing VMware player

when i was going to install VMware player a massage has shown You can not install a system with KVM enable. My processor is amd phenom ii x6 1100t. so how can i disable KVM on my system. I am ...
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ubuntu 13.10 kvm binary is deprecated, please use qemu-system-x86_64

I just upgrade from 13.04 to 13.10 and I have this issue when I run my KVM Unable to complete install: 'internal error: process exited while connecting to monitor: W: kvm binary is deprecated, please ...
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How to open a qcow2 file in Ubuntu 13.04

I have cloudera-quickstart-vm-4.4.0-1-kvm.qcow2 file which I took from this site but I don't know how to play the vm. Could you please give me some hints or introduce me the proper tools?
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running windows 7/8 as KVM virtual machine on ubuntu

I have installed ubuntu alongside windows 7/8 on my machine. Is it possible to run my windows instance as a KVM virtual machine? Do I have to install windows again in KVM?
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My kvm guests (domains) hang after adding swap

I've just started to use kvm on my remote server and I've already overcomed a lot of problems but now I'm stuck with this problem. : All my guests (domains) does not boot properly. They hang after ...
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Server install of kvm and openstack without broadband

I've always installed Ubuntu desktop (many versions and flavors) with a decent internet connection, but now I find myself preparing for my first-ever server install (13.04 chosen for the need of ...
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Update Qemu on Ubuntu 12.04

Currently Ubuntu 12.04 comes with Qemu 1.0, I would like to update this to a newer version (1.5/1.6) to achieve maximum performance. However there doesn't seem to be an apt package for versions > 1.0 ...
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Why physical host nic can't be used in KVM

Why bridged networking is required for guest vm's in KVM ? Why we can't use the host nic to provide networking for guests.
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Networking stop/waiting error

I wanted to set up a bridge connection for my VMs (I am using KVM). I modified my etc/network/interfaces file and its contents are: auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto br0 iface br0 inet dhcp ...
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virt-manager can't connect to libvirt

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04.2 32 bits. The error doesn't show up if I start gksudo virt-manager. libvirt-bin is installed. I don't know how to check for the daemon. I am a member of libvirtd. ...
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KVM or QEMU_KVM or QEMU_SYSTEM_x86_64 on Ubuntu 13.04

I have a clean fresh updated install of 13.04 server with no graphical display just CLI. I want to run a couple of Windows and Linux guests so did some research and it looked like KVM was the way to ...
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Virtualization unbuntu guest [duplicate]

I want to install ubuntu on my laptop (i7 ivy bridge 32GB mem) and run a one or two ubuntu guests. Is there a step by step guide to help me do this ?
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Can we get Xenserver VMs provisioned by MAAS?

currently i am using KVM, and KVM vms can be managed by MAAS but i am wondering, is it possible that Xenserver VMs will also work?
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MAC OS X virtualization with KVM on the mac mini : seabios error

Since I'm a legal owner of the first generation of Mac Mini with a regular Snow Leopard license,I'm trying to follow this tutorial with the goal to virtualize Mac Os X with KVM on the second part of ...
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Ceph Openstack HA installation with maas and juju but partially on physical servers and few on virtual machines

I am planning to deploy OpenStackHA which 28 servers, which is quit a lot for me. So i am thinking to put up few of roles like rabbitmq, mysql, cloud controller, horizon on virtual machines on KVM ...
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ubuntu 12.04 server vm in kvm [duplicate]

When I install a ubuntu server VM on my KVM machine it appears to install fine. However after initial reboot, I am presented with the normal login screen. After I put in my credentials and ...
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After installing/removing Xen, can't use KVM

I'm evaluating different virtualization solutions. I decided to go with KVM over Xen. Unfortunately, now I can't create any KVM virtual machines via libvirt. jonathanfisher@blockparty ...
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Creating a user called 'root'

I am creating Virtual Machines using the ubuntu-vm-builder. The syntax goes something like this: ubuntu-vm-builder kvm precise \ --domain newvm \ --dest ...
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Build Ubuntu VM using mirror

In kvm, using virt-install I can create centos images using this parameter in my virt install command. -l http://mirror.umd.edu/centos/6/os/x86_64/ Starting install... Retrieving file .treeinfo... ...
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I can't add “<domain type='kvm' xmlns:qemu='http://libvirt.org/schemas/domain/qemu/1.0'>”

ubuntu 13.04 qemu$ virsh version Compiled against library: libvirt 1.0.2 Using library: libvirt 1.0.2 Using API: QEMU 1.0.2 Running hypervisor: QEMU 1.4.0 i want to use "Pass-through of arbitrary ...
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How to make LTSP log into the Windows 7 VM

I have managed to install Ubuntu server and Mythbuntu and a remote front-end. Now I think it could be nice to integrate my Windows machine with the server and use Linux Terminal Server Project (LTSP) ...
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12.04 Resolution Changes on Lock + KVM

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 and using a monitor that I share with a Windows laptop via a KVM. When I login to Ubuntu my resolution is 1900x1200, but when I use the KVM to toggle over to my laptop and ...
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How to create images from iso for KVM?

Hi all :) I want to create a KVM image from an existing iso file (for glance on OpenStack), but i didn't find how to do it. Can you help me pleaaase ?
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How to configure MAAS to be able to boot virtual machines

I am running a virtual (kvm) MAAS/juju setup where most of the MAAS nodes (including MAAS master) are virtual, but some are also physical nodes. The physical Dell 1950 nodes configures automatically ...
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KVM/virt-manager fails to find/load ROMs

I'm trying to create a Windows 7 KVM guest on Ubuntu 12.04 using virt-manager. After filling in the various config options, when it goes to begin installation,I get an error box saying: Unable ...