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What's the diffrence between snapshot-create and snapshot-create-as in virsh kvm?

On my virtualization system there are some VMs. One of them was aimed for testing some services on it. So in this case i need to have the first state of that VM. I search for solution too much and ...
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Unable to get folder sharing to work under KVM Virtual Machine Manager

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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VPN access kvm guests

OpenVPN is installed on my host system running kvm as virtualization and I've several guests with static/public (Bridged) and private IPs (NAT), every guest uses Samba to share some folders. how can ...
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Virtual machine internal network - same host

If I have 2 VMs (web server + db server) on same physical host, how can they communicate? Being on the same host what speed can expect? Its CentOS KVM. What is the situation with SmartOS Zones where ...
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How do I convert my windows partition to a kvm virtual machine on Fedora?

I have a single hard drive with a windows partition and a fedora 19 partition. Is it possible to use a tool (e.g. virt-p2v) to convert the windows installation into a virtual machine on Fedora? Disk ...
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Why is my cloned kvm VM smaller than my original vm?

The order of each VMs life was: f20-openstack.img f20-openstack-clone.img f20-openstack-preinst.img f20-openstack-postinst.img -rw-r--r--. 1 root root 878M Mar 5 13:45 ...
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Wireless bridge on KVM virtual machine

I have a VM host (KVM) that's connected to a wireless router. I'd like the virtual guests to be in the same broadcast domain as the host; i.e, receive their IP from the router's DHCP. (=Layer 2 ...
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Scheme to “right click”-configure and start a new server on a KVM host

What I have: A KVM host where I host several (primarily) Linux servers with various duties. (I am aiming for a scenario where each box have its dedicated job/function, not chucking every logical ...
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kvm debian squeeze ERROR: internal error Child process

Having issues creating virtual machines in Debian Squeeze. The host is a Dell Poweredge with Xeon processor, running Debian Squeeze - kernel 3.2.0-4-amd64 When I try to create the VM through ...
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Create a persistent qemu+ssh connection

I am trying to make a script that will list the VMs on my four host servers, and dump the xml for guest domains that are running. I am running the script on one host server, and using qemu+ssh to ...
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Networking Issue with libvirt (kvm)

I'm running a desktop class computer tower with Ubuntu Server 13.04 (64-bit) installed. The server is configured with libvirt, and I use virt-manager to control and configure the VMs as well as ...
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How can I use a separate partition to store the VM images in KVM?

I have the following setup on my host [root@fake ~]# df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/sda2 32G 30G 785M 98% / tmpfs 12G 76K 12G ...
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VM program which stores directly on HDD

I'm looking for a VM program like VMware, LXC, or KVM, which stores the whole hard drive of the guest OS on the host HDD. LXC for instance does this, it stores in ...
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How do I prevent virt-manager from asking for the root password?

When starting virt-manager, it asks for the root password. It looks like virt-manager causes the libvirtd daemon to run pkcheck with a couple of arguments, which then shows this authentication ...
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QEMU: How to find bottleneck in my virtual machine?

I am running an ubuntu virtual-machine on a 12.04 ubuntu server. Unfortunately the machine is extremly slow (just htop consumes 15%), even though having 8 cores etc. Do you know a way to find the ...
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Guest slow after being idle for awhile

I've been playing with ESXi and Linux KVM to try to find out which one best suits our needs. With both of these solutions I've run into the same situation. After a guest has been idle for some time ...
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Is it possible to run KVM from a virtual installation of RHEL 6?

I am currently studying for the RHCSA exam that requires me to practice with KVM. Is it possible to run for me to run KVM on an RHEL 6 virtual machine before I go to the trouble of partitioning my ...
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Virtualized guest vs host CPU usage

I am using qemu with kvm as my hypervisor. I am running a gentoo guest on an ubuntu host. The guest is being given a single processor. When I run a compute intensive job (say empty-loop) I get almost ...
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virt-manager kvm modules are not available

Fedora 16 latest updates running on a HP Mini 210 with an Intel(R) Atom(TM) CPU N550 @ 1.50GHz Updated answer: ============== sudo yum groupinstall Virtualization Only installed virt-viewer ...
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PCI-X card controlled by VM

I have a PCI-X card which I would like to assign to one of my VM guests. I am using Ubuntu 10.10, with libvirt and kvm. Is there any way, of completely bypassing the host system, and routing all ...
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Virtual machines with failover setup

We have three servers and our plan is to run a number of virtual machines on them in such manner, that if one of the nodes blow up, we can either quickly or seamlessly get a spare running on another ...
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Virtualized Screen Resolution

I have a 64 bit Ubuntu 9.10 workstation with two virtualized guest OSes using KVM/QEMU. Also both 64-bit. One is Fedora 12 the other is beta of Ubuntu 10.04. The problem is that I would like to use ...
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Windows 7 amd64 guest in kvm does not have sound

my host system is gentoo amd64, guest system is Windows 7 amd64. the guest system can work, except it does not have sound. I start kvm with -soundhw ac97, QEMU_AUDIO_DRV='alsa', and after I get into ...
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How to buy a windows 7 VM?

I'm a Linux user and would like to have a Windows 7 Virtual Machine on KVM. Microsoft licensing confuses me and I don't want to buy a copy of Windows 7 that won't allow me to install it as a KVM VM. ...
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How can I run an existing WinXP partition (dual boot machine) inside KVM?

I use KVM to run virtual machines on Ubuntu Jaunty and virt-manager to configure them. My machine is dual-boot, and I don't want to have to reboot for my occasional uses of Windows. So I set up a VM ...