Virtualization Host Configuration and Guest Installation Guide

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Installing and configuring your virtual environment

Jiri Herrmann

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Yehuda Zimmerman

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Tahlia Richardson

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Dayle Parker

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Scott Radvan

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Abstract

This guide covers KVM packages, compatibility and restrictions. Also included are host configuration details and instructions for installing guest virtual machines of different types, PCI device configuration and SR-IOV.