Chapter 3. KVM restrictions and support
The KVM hypervisor requires a processor with the Intel-VT or AMD-V virtualization extensions.
To verify the presence of the extensions in your system, see Section 33.6, “Verifying virtualization extensions”.
The following URLs explain the processor and memory amount limitations for Red Hat Enterprise Linux:
- For host systems: http://www.redhat.com/products/enterprise-linux/server/compare.html
The following URL shows a complete matrix of supported operating systems and host and guest combinations: