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

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KVM guest performance impacted by very long virtblk disk wait times

I have several KVM guests running on Ubuntu 14.04 using libvirt. Their performance is very poor. The intermittent nature of the poor performance with an order of magnitude variability in simple ...
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KVM-Guest only boots single user mode

We have a Vserver Host running on Ubuntu 12.04 with KVM/QEMU and so far guests been running fine with various OS's (Ubuntu 10.04, 12.10, Debian 6,7, CentOS 5,6). After the installation of Ubuntu ...
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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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KVM GPU Passthrough

now i know this issue has been talked about before, but those topics are old now and slightly out dated. So I have recently been following a few different guides on getting this system working, ...
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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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Server crashed but why?

could someone tell me what causes the crash of this kernel panic? This machine (14.04.1) is a virtual machine on my KVM host (14.04.1) See the screenshot My host machine has 32GB of RAM and uses ...
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Automount USB disk (ntfs) and use files for libvirt/qemu/kvm?

When I plugin my NTFS USB disk it gets auto-mounted. That's fine. But when I want to use files for libvirt/kvm/qemu virtualizaztion they cannot be accessed. Sadly I cannot find the parameter or option ...
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Need commands to fetch Guest VM OS version from Xen and KVM

I m looking for the commands that can be executed to fetch the OS Version of the VMs running on the below Hypervisors. Xen (Not the citrix Xen server, but the Xen Sever hosted on a ubuntu Machine) ...
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Deploy ubuntu with MAAS fails

I have a problem with the Ubuntu deploying with MAAS. I'm trying to install Ubuntu on a KVM virtual machine. The boot with pxe works, I see the login prompt during the deploying, the server connect ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: with bridge on wlan, no internet on kvm guests

I'm trying to be a "high-lander" sticking to KVM plus virt-manager to manage my VMs. But it's about a week I'm around trying to create a bridge that works for using with my VMs. I tried first tried ...
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Could not ping Solaris KVM Guest from another computer

I setup Solaris Guest using KVM in Ubuntu. I don't have problem pinging host (Ubuntu) to guest (Solaris) and vice versa. Also my Solaris guest can ping other computers in my network but not the other ...
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KVM image size has changed?

We had a 180GB VM image. Inside the guest VM everything is OK and hdd size is 180G. but when we look the image size on the host it is 475MB. I am afraid that if we restart, the VM wouldn't work. I ...
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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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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 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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sheepdog cluster

I'm using a Ubuntu 13.10 Touch with a Mate Desktop on a 32-bit Arm-System and have installed qemu and sheepdog, to use sheepdog in a 32-Bit system i have this Skript ...
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KVM guest priority starting

I have 2 guests on my KVM Virtual Machine Manager (debian1 and debian2). I need to start debian1 always first, so I want disable starting debian2 before debian1. Is it possible? How can I make it? ...
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Networking with two ISP

I'm trying to configure two ISP on different network cards and at the same time to use bridge in order work with virtual machines and KVM. The current network configuration can be seen below: auto lo ...
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Enable/Disable Serial Devices (COM's) for multiple VM instances via command line

I have a host computer (Ubuntu 12.04) running KVM (QEMU) which has anywhere from 1 to 10 VM's using Windows XP, Windows 7, Debian, Ubuntu etc.. From the host machine I need a way to bind serial coms ...
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Can't ping KVM guest from another computer

I've set up several KVM guest OSs on my Thinkpad laptop. These guests are all on the 192.168.122.0/24 subnet, while the host OS are in the subnet 192.168.1.0/24 together with another laptop(Dell) of ...
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Need more info on KVM disabled message

I just installed Ubuntu 13 as a DUAL Boot with WIN 7. I just installed the Nvidia proprietary drivers for my GeForce. Upon reboot I received the KVM disabled message. I googled that and see various ...
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virt-manager problem

I installed ubuntu 12.04 server, kernel 3.5.0-37-generic, and the ubuntu GUI afterwards. When I start virt-manager and want to create a new VM I get this warning: Error: No hypervisor options were ...
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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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Can PXE be used to logon to VM

Can I use PXE to boot a thin/fat client directly into a running VM. My plan is to have my server running the VMs (Windows and ubuntu machines)in XEN or KVM I need for the Family to use and have some ...
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kvm error in syslog says cpu0 unhandled rdmsr

I have a server that hosts about 20 KVM guest machines. It's syslog is, at times, flooded with messages like these: 00:17:36 vhost-server kernel: [ 157.835078] kvm: 3138: cpu0 unhandled rdmsr: ...
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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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Is it possible to install something similar to VMware tools in a KVM virtual machine?

Is it possible to install something similar to VMware tools in a KVM virtual machine? In particular, are there video card drivers for the guest OS to enhance it's video capabilities, apart from the ...
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KVM/Spice/Remote-Viewer: Need assistance troubleshooting USB redirection

Bottom line up front: I'm unable to redirect USB from my desktop to the VM. 'USB Device Selection ' is always grayed out in Remote-Viewer and in full screen it says that 'USB redirection support not ...
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How can KVM be located by Android Studio on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

When running the emulator, Android Studio reports the following message: Please ensure KVM is properly installed and usable. CPU acceleration status: KVM is not installed on this machine ...
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Make libvirt/qemu VNC take an interface name instead of a fixed IP address

I rely on VNC to communicate to my VMs from an external system, so in the XML description file I have something like this: <graphics type='vnc' port='-1' autoport='yes' listen='10.1.1.199' ...
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How to install qemu-kvm from source

I previously installed kvm via apt-get. Then I install qemu from source via following steps: wget http://wiki.qemu.org/download/qemu-2.1.91.tar.bz2 cd qemu-2.1.91 ./configure make && make ...
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How do I make Unity interface and all of Ubuntu use CPU rendering only

I want to use a KVM emulation technique which grabs the graphic card as if it weren't being passed by ubuntu, just grabs it 100%. such a technique allows you to install the graphical driver on the ...
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Moving KVM data to my home folder

Is there a way to move all KVM data (machines, images. etc..) to my home folder? Using Ubuntu 14.04.
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Not able to start StartX on Ubuntu Server configured inside KVM

I have Ubuntu Server installed as guest OS inside KVM. I also installed Ubuntu Desktop on top of that but now when I am trying to start GUI using StartX, I am getting below message and my screen ...
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lxc/kvm containers fail to start

I have MAAS+Juju setup ready and was successfully able to deploy some openstack charms on specific machines. Then, I read that its safe and good practice to place these openstack charms in their own ...
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My Ip address keeps changing each time I restart my virtual computer

I have a KVM configured running two VMs with almost exact characteristics, the main difference is the service they provide. The IP network is obtained via DHCP(I have configured a bridge in the KVM) ...
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Bridge wireless and ethernet to KVM

I've just installed a new laptop with Ubuntu 14.10 Desktop and I'd like to get try and get KVM running so that I can host a couple of guest VM's. The problem is I can't figure out how to configure the ...
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Snapshot revert fails in my KVM setup

I am trying to revert a snapshot and I am getting the below error message in my KVM setup . Reverting to a snapshot is failing. #virsh snapshot-revert TestImg Deployed-Stage --force error: An error ...
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KVM Virtual Machine Internet not working on dedicate server

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 with kvm installation and cloudmin but the internet is not working on virtual machine, can anyone help me please. I have also tried iptables -t nat -A POSTROUTING -s ...
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Is it still necessary to disable KVM modules when installing VirtualBox?

I'm about to install VirtualBox in headless mode, on an Ubuntu server running 14.04. In the past it's been necessary to disable or remove KVM and Qemu, as VirtualBox will not run if they're present. ...
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How to export the KVM based guest VM as template or ovf or some other format?

I am new to the KVM virtualization. I have deployed and configured KVM in one of my server. Also I created the guest VM successfully and installed OS on it. Its up and running without any issues. Is ...
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How to know why does ubuntu server (on the virtual machine - KVM) shuts down itself

My ubuntu server 12.04.2 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.2.0-37-generic-pae i686) shuts down by itself in different times I can't find what's causing it. It has installed on Virtual Machine Manager 0.9.1 that is ...
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KVM Can´t access VM

I have a VM that has one bridged network adapter that uses a public IP. I setup a private network for internal purposes, but after I added a private network adapter to my VM I have no external access ...
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Virt-Manager default folder and if KVM is necesary in K/Ubuntu 14.04

I want to ask two things about the Virt-Manager on Ubuntu 14.04. First. What is the default folder where the virtual machines are hosted? I have a partition in my third hard disk dedicated to that ...
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Disadvantages of installing ubuntu trough qemu/kvm

Since I am testing iso's a lot and I want to do so on real hardware, but can't stand the install process and the associated waiting time (I only have one machine) I have written a script that installs ...
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virtual machine manager kvm is not available - ubuntu 12.04

im a bit new to ubuntu i installed kvm using these commands: 1.sudo egrep '(vmx|svm)' --color=always /proc/cpuinfo output was produced like 4 times 2.sudo apt-get install kvm ubuntu-vm-builder ...
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Compiling the latest kvm with kvm-kmod from git repositories under Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit

I am trying to run OS X Mavericks as a VM under QEMU/KVM in Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit. The guide I'm following for this is here: http://blog.definedcode.com/osx-qemu-kvm Also note I'm doing this on a clean ...
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How to force screen resolution when using a KVM

I just recently upgraded from 12.04 LTS to 14.04.1 LTS. The upgrade went smoothly without any major complaints. However, now whenever I switch to my work laptop using the KVM "toggle" and stay there ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 KVM guest issue with static IP address

I Have installed a KVM server and host in Ubuntu both with release 14.04. I did configured the server according to the wiki and it is working as expected. The issue I am having is that after ...
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Virt-Manager Problem with 14.04.1 ISO

I have recently completed an upgrade on my home server from Ubuntu 12.04 Server to 14.04 server version. I run a number of VMs using KVM and virt-manager. I also just upgraded virt-manager to 1.0.1. ...