any truly up-to-date docs for KVM on ubuntu?
mightydreams at gmail.com
Sun Jul 10 11:46:51 UTC 2011
I have used KVM but I use virt-manager with it with Ubuntu.
That way things become easier rathern than going the virsh way.
Check this one
the steps should not be much different than this.
On Sun, Jul 10, 2011 at 5:03 PM, Robert P. J. Day <rpjday at crashcourse.ca> wrote:
> i want to summarize setting up simple KVM on ubuntu 11.04 and it's
> easy enough to find numerous docs out there that discuss this, but all
> of them seem to be a touch out-of-date in places.
> for instance, some refer to the "kvm" package even though that
> package is simply a transitional package for the newer qemu-kvm. not
> a big deal, but truly current documentation should refer to qemu-kvm.
> another example would be any reference to the ubuntu-vm-builder
> package for creating VMs. if you read the man page for
> ubuntu-vm-builder, it's now just a wrapper for the vmbuilder command
> from the python-vm-builder package.
> there's a fairly good writeup here:
> but author falko timme instructs the reader to install, among other
> things, the kvm-pxe package, which is fine *if* you need that
> functionality. as a minimalist, i like to keep the number of
> installed packages short and include only those that are absolutely
> essential for the task at hand.
> granted, a lot of this is pedantry, but it would be nice to have a
> write-up that incorporates only the latest, actual packages. if one
> doesn't exist, i'll just dig thru what's there and throw something
> together myself.
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