Art Alexion on 9 Mar 2008 15:30:48 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] modprobe kvm question

On Sunday 09 March 2008 15:29:05 James Barrett wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 09, 2008 at 03:16:00PM -0400, Art Alexion wrote:
> > I am using kvm/qemu for TurboTax.  If I forget to run a 'modprobe
> > kvm-amd' kvm won't load and qemu runs the vm very slow. (Very, very fast
> > with kvm).  If I reboot the host, I have to run modprobe again.  Is there
> > a way to either make this permanent?
> It would probably be OK to have the module load automatically in
> whichever way your distro deems fit every time you boot the host.
> /etc/modules et al.  One issue you might have to consider would be if
> you currently run, or ever decide to run something else that wants to
> use AMD-V (pacifica).  For instance, if you ever decided to install a
> fairly recent version of parallels, you would want to unload kvm-amd
> before loading the package or else you would not have a very happy time.

Thanks.  I can always remove it if I need to run parallels or xen.

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