KVM - virtualization support

matthias mensch0815 at googlemail.com
Tue Dec 21 08:57:03 EST 2010


2010/12/21 Sengottuvelan S <sengottuvelan.s at gmail.com>:
> Hi All,
> I am trying to see whether my kernel has KVM support or not. When i execute
> #egrep -c '(vmx|svm)' /proc/cpuinfo  , output shows '0'' which means my
> custom kernel does not have capability of KVM.
> How do i enable or support KVM in my new kernel. Is it possible or not?

/proc/cpuinfo gives you information about your CPU and not about the
modules your kernel support.
If you don't have the right hardware, afaik you have to use a
different hypervisor.


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