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

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Add armhf as a suppoted architecture for guest KVM VMs (on a amd64 host)

I have an Ubuntu Server 12.04 setup with about 6 KVM VMs running. Guests are all x86 or amd64, host is a 2-socket Westmere Xeon box. Now I want to create a new guest VM but this time the guest VM ...
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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 do I disable loading a driver for a specific device

I am running Ubuntu 13.10, attempting to setup pci pass-through for my discrete graphics card to a Windows 7 guest VM running on KVM. My processor is an AMD APU with IOMMU support, my discrete ...
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How to share a folder between KVM host and guest using virt-manager?

For some time now, I've been using virt-manager to manage my virtual machines. When I want to copy a file from the host to the vm, I have been using scp to copy via ssh over the network. This is kind ...
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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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graphics error running xubu guest in KVM

I am running crunchbang and want to install xubuntu (13.10 atm) as VM using kvm. I got everything installed and updated but the display/resolution is incorrect and it makes using the VM virtually ...
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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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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 do I run wine through Qemu?

Say im running an ARM based platform but I want to run wine for a simple non-graphically intensive application. Example: MS Office. How does one achieve this?
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KVM Virtual Machine Manager: sharing folders not working

I've created an Ubuntu VM inside my Ubuntu using Virtual Machine Manager. I'm trying to mount a host directory in guest OS but it's not working. I used the instructions provided here: ...
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Getting Sound to work on Windows 7 in a KVM on ubuntu 13.10

I rebuilt my system from scratch, and decided to install windows as a guest in KVM. It installed fine, but I cannot get sound working on any of the configs [ac97 - sb16]. I read most of the web pages ...
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How to list all virtual machines created using qemu-system-x86_64?

I am using qemu-system-x86_64 to boot virtual machines on kvm running on Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit desktop. I have a few VM's that are currently running. I want to get the list of all VM's booted using ...
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Web Control Panel for KVM

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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HP dv9000 with just a few issues

I have an HP pavillion dv9000 series with 2x64 bit processors, nvidia drivers, but while all of those things are running fine... I could use a little help getting webcam, & cd drive recognized ...
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MAAS Controller & KVM Help

I have successfully been able to get a physical MAAS setup and a virtual MAAS setup going. The problem is I am having a hard time creating a hybrid setup, Physical & Virtual. My questions: ...
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KVM problem using IOMMU

I've been trying to assign a video card to a KVM guest operating system using PCI passthrough. There's been stumbling blocks, but this one has me stumped. Here is the lspci output for the device ...
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Howto make “update-grub” to ignore guest volumes on a KVM Hypervisor?

I have some Ubuntus acting as a KVM Hypervisor and, every time I run "update-grub" on those servers, it takes a lot of time to finish and makes too much disk IO. I'm seeing that it tries to find ...
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How to use setvcpus from libvirt command line?

I'm using libvirt with KVM/QEMU. I found a great PPA, uvtool (http://s3hh.wordpress.com/2013/12/12/quickly-run-ubuntu-cloud-images-locally-using-uvtool/), that manages images and metadata in a volume ...
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Finding Storage pool/volume path using virsh

I have a few questions about storage pools and volumes in KVM. Is there a way to get storage volumes' paths via virsh? How do I associate a storage pool to the path it is located in? Both virsh ...
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What facets should I consider when deciding which guest to jail in (“full”) KVM and which in LXC?

Currently I am migrating to a new server. The old one ran 10.04 as host system and a few more 10.04 and Debian 6 as KVM guests. This was alright, because the processor had support for virtualization. ...
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Attach / detach problem for passthrough/SR-IOV in libvirt

I just encountered a problem in libvirt while was trying to attach and detach a sr-iov vf to my VM The version of my libvirt is 1.1.1-0ubuntu8.5 I tried to attach the device using following xml ...
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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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Creating Virtual Machines using ubuntu-vm-builder

I'm currently trying to install virtual machines on my Ubuntu Server 13.10. I followed the instructions from this guide. I was able to install and check if my machine is is supported how ever when I ...
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How do I run a PXE server?

I'm going to run several virtual machines with KVM virtualization. In order to install guest systems over PXE protocol, I am going to run a PXE server on my host machine (I'm not doing it wrong, am ...
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Booting a real physical Win7 installation as Xen guest

So far I have achieved booting a physical installation of Win7 on internal hdd from Ubuntu USB HDD in both KVM and VB/VMware virtual machines using raw disk access. Windows runs without any amendments ...
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How can the installation of KVM /virt-manager cause standby-resume failures?

Question: I installed KVM and virt-manager, because I wanted to try it as replacement for virtualbox. Now ever since I installed KVM/virt-manager, my laptop does not return from standby, it just ...
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What are virtualization and KVM?

Can anyone explain this: What is virtualization? What KVM Kernel Virtual Machine?
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Error while creating qcow2 file using qemu-img

When I am creating an qcow2 file using qemu-img command I am getting error as librbd.so.1 file not found. When I check for the dependencies that .so file is present in the /usr/lib folder. Can any ...
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how to create an empty virtual machine without os in kvm?

Can any one help me to create virtual machine in kvm hypervisor without os. Just the vm should have 8GB disk, 512 MB RAM and default NIC interface.
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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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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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Is it wise to run computing virtual machines on KVM?

I have a physical server with 384GB memory. My main applications are to run CPU and I/O intensive programs. I could run everything on the physical server. But I'm wondering if it is better to host a ...
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Virsh KVM Domain is marked as autostart… doesn't come up after restarting windows

I have KVM and Virsh installed. When I restart windows inside the VM, the VM does not come back up without issuing a virsh start command. I found this ...
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Does each KVM Guest need its own ISO

Does each KVM guest require its own copy of the bootable ISO image? If I'm thinking correctly, the guest only needs to read the .iso, not lock it or anything, so multiple guests should be able to use ...
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How to completely remove virsh from Ubuntu

How to uninstall virsh from Ubuntu 13.10 server. I have already removed libvirt-bin, qemu and kvm but virsh is still running. I used following command to remove libvirt-bin. apt-get remove --purge ...
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KVM and port security

In my test environment I get everything working perfectly the way I want it. Running Cloudmin KVM instances over a bridged adapter. Then when it comes time to install at the data center I hit a brick ...
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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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/etc/network/interfaces configuration messed up

I'm trying to setup a virtualized server up with KVM on my OVH server. However, when configuring the network, I'm encountering some issues. Any help in any form is greatly appreciated! This is my ...
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Virtualizing Windows 7 with qemu-kvm SATA Issues

I am working on virtualizing a windows 7 image using kvm on Ubuntu 12.10 64 bit. Here are the specs for my machine: CPU: Intel i7-2860WM ,8G RAM I am using an image created with WinImage of a ...
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How to Trace my Network's Steps

Question (concise version): Where in my log files would I find information regarding the networking steps executed between the time I have left the login screen and the time I have landed comfortably ...
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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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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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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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Is it possible for OpenStack KVM machines cause host system hang up?

I've stuck at this issue for a long time. Here is a story: I've got a server with 40 logic cores and 128 GB RAM. My buddy helped configured OpenStack and nova-compute libvirt-type is kvm. It was all ...
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No internet connectivity in command line ubuntu

i am beginner and I have installed command line ubuntu 12.04 and upgraded it to 12.4.3.Then I installed KVM as I want to install 2 VM's and connect them to physical network.The problem is when I ...
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KVM Guest cannot access internet using NAT Network

I have an Ubuntu Server 13.10 configured as a Virtual Machine host, using libvirt and KVM. I have added two virtual machines, both using Ubuntu Server 13.10, one with Mysql and other with Apache/PHP, ...
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After converting KVM machine to native environment, system boot is slow

A coworker set up a Ubuntu 12.04 system that will eventually be used for booting without a disk via the network with KVM. Everything works as it should on native hardware, except a delay of 113-114 ...
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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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get rid of kvm: disabled by bios

I'm getting a message: kvm:disabled by bios after upgrading my kernel to 3.8.x. I've never installed kvm package.neither I can enable virtualization from my bios, because of a bios bug. I wish I ...
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What reason could prevent console output from “virsh -c qemu:///system console guest1”?

I'm running KVM on a Ubuntu 10.04 host. The guest OS is also Ubuntu 10.04 . I am attempting to connect to the guest using the 'console' command. It appears I can establish a connection, but I get no ...