What are the supported combination of virtual machines (vm) on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)

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Issue

  • What are the supported combination of virtual machines (vm) on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
  • What are the supported combinations of KVM host and guest?
  • Guest version is higher than host one
    • For example, does RHEL6.0 host support RHEL6.2 guest ?
    • Some our customers who use KVM think that it is hard to update host in advance of updating the guests.
  • Host version is higher than guest one
    • For example, does RHEL6.2 host support RHEL6.0 guest ?
  • Does RHEL6 kernel support xen virtualization?

Environment

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

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