[SATLUG] kvm problems

Jason Mann ron.j.mann at gmail.com
Sat Dec 21 13:06:53 CST 2013

Is the BIOS configured for virtualization? I had to change one setting to
get virtualization working on my laptop.
On Dec 21, 2013 12:39 PM, "Borries Demeler" <demeler at biochem.uthscsa.edu>

> I am trying to get kvm to run on my laptop (intel I7 with vmx extensions)
> and am running into issues trying to run virt-install to set up a new kvm
> image.
> I have downloaded and installed from source all the relevant libraries and
> programs,
> so that libvirtd (ver. 1.2.0) starts up without error, virtualization is
> enabled in the bios
> (multiple power cycles after enabling), and the kvm-intel module is loaded.
> Yet, when running a command like
> virt-install -r 2048 --accelerate -n win7 -f /home/kvm-images/win7.img
> --cdrom /dev/cdrom
> I keep getting: ERROR    Host does not support any virtualization options
> In fact, it doesn't matter what command line option I give to virt-install,
> the error is always the same.
> I searched google to no avail (so far). Some suggestions say that RHEL
> versions were
> mixed to cause this problem, but my laptop is a 03/13 slackware-current64
> distro installed
> that is kept updated (64-bit with 32-bit extensions). Other suggestions
> are the lack of
> virtualization support in the bios or cpu, both of which I checked to be
> in order.
> Kernel module is loaded and /dev/kvm exists. There are no libvirtd errors
> logged.
> Any ideas?
> Thanks, and Merry Christmas everyone!
> -Borries
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