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=Status=
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KVM is included in the mainline linux kernel since 2.6.20 and is stable and fast for most workloads.
 
KVM is included in the mainline linux kernel since 2.6.20 and is stable and fast for most workloads.
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The userspace tools are part of mainline QEMU since 1.3.
  
 
It is also available as a patch for recent Linux kernel versions and as an external module that can be used with your favorite distro- provided kernel going back up to 2.6.16, therefore including all latest versions for Enterprise Linux Distributions.
 
It is also available as a patch for recent Linux kernel versions and as an external module that can be used with your favorite distro- provided kernel going back up to 2.6.16, therefore including all latest versions for Enterprise Linux Distributions.
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* See the [[Host Support Status]] page for information on host hardware.
 
* See the [[Host Support Status]] page for information on host hardware.
 
* Guest swapping
 
* Guest swapping
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* [[Paravirtualized networking]]
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* [[Paravirtualized block device]]
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* [[How_to_assign_devices_with_VT-d_in_KVM|PCI-Express passthrough]]
  
 
===In progress:===
 
===In progress:===
  
* [[Paravirtualized networking]]
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* [[PowerPC|PowerPC port]]
* [[Paravirtualized block device]]
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* IA64 port
* PowerPC port -- see [[PowerPC]]
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* xenner (http://kraxel.fedorapeople.org/xenner), a project to run x86 xen guest (domU) kernels
* IA64 port -- see [[Category_ia64]]
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* [http://systems.cs.columbia.edu/projects/kvm-arm/ ARM port]
* Run x86 xen guest (domU) kernels, see [http://kraxel.fedorapeople.org/xenner/ http://kraxel.fedorapeople.org/xenner/]
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* [[VGA_device_assignment|VGA device assignment]]
  
See also the Features and Roadmap pages for more details.
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===Related===
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* [http://twit.tv/show/floss-weekly/229 FLOSS weekly KVM interview by Avi Kivity & Dor Laor]

Latest revision as of 12:20, 22 April 2013

Status

KVM is included in the mainline linux kernel since 2.6.20 and is stable and fast for most workloads.

The userspace tools are part of mainline QEMU since 1.3.

It is also available as a patch for recent Linux kernel versions and as an external module that can be used with your favorite distro- provided kernel going back up to 2.6.16, therefore including all latest versions for Enterprise Linux Distributions.

Working:

In progress:

Related