2.6.26 issues

Soren Hansen soren at ubuntu.com
Fri Jun 20 15:00:02 UTC 2008

On Fri, Jun 20, 2008 at 10:08:13AM -0400, Ben Collins wrote:
> > > * lguest : Server is a popular install for kvm guests
> > I feel I should clarify some things here. CONFIG_LGUEST enables a
> > paravirt hypervisor in the linux kernel, which is completely
> > unrelated to kvm. virtio (some of the paravirt stuff that kvm guests
> > can make use of) has close connections to lguest, but the lguest
> > hypervisor is not needed for anything that involves kvm.
> So do we need lguest or not?

Well, we don't *need* it, no. It's somewhat convenient that I don't have
to compile my own kernel to toy around with it, but if it's limiting for
you to have it enabled, then feel free to disable it. I can't imagine
anyone would even notice.

Soren Hansen               | 
Virtualisation specialist  | Ubuntu Server Team
Canonical Ltd.             | http://www.ubuntu.com/
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