[ubuntu-za] KVM cores

Charl Wentzel charl.wentzel at vodamail.co.za
Fri Apr 23 10:52:04 BST 2010

On Fri, 2010-04-23 at 11:18 +0200, frans wrote:
> > One of the virtual machines is a Win 2008 server.  Virt-manager
> > indicates that the virtual machine is running on only 1 cpu core.  When
> > I stop the machine and change the machines properties (in Virt-Manager)
> > to 4 cpu cores it seems to accept it.  But as soon as the machine starts
> > up it runs on only 1 cpu core again.
> >
> > Anybody knows of an alternative means to change it?
> >    
> You could try finding the config file and editting by hand (make abackup 
> first)
I found the problem.  It seems you need root privileges to do it.  I had
to run "gksu virt-manager".  After changing the number of core this way,
it worked.


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