[SATLUG] kvm problems

Borries Demeler demeler at biochem.uthscsa.edu
Sun Dec 22 10:58:33 CST 2013


On Sun, Dec 22, 2013 at 10:54:23AM -0600, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> Borries Demeler wrote:
> >Thanks Ron and Bruce for your responses! It turned out that installing the 
> >latest version of
> >qemu (1.7.0) got me past this error.
> >However, I haven't figured out how to make the vm's work at any reasonable
> >speed, right now there seem to be other issues I need to work through. 
> >Trying
> >to load an existing machine prevents input to the machine, and trying to 
> >create
> >a new machine is really slow, which is surprising, since this is a fast 
> >computer.
> >Any additional thoughts that could make it work faster?
> 
> I'm not sure about slow or fast.  Those are relative terms.  I did do 
> some benchmarks in building LFS.  For our benchmark package, binutils, 
> it took 1.75 times as long to build.  That's a relatively disk/cpu 
> intensive task because it is compiling a lot of files.
> 
> There was some discussion on line.  The thread starting at 
> http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.linux.lfs.devel/14396 may give you some 
> more into.
> 
>   -- Bruce
> 

When I mean slow, I mean essentially non-working, something is really wrong.
Thanks for the link! I will take a look and post back.

-Borries


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