Art Alexion on 10 Mar 2008 05:19:40 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] modprobe kvm question

On Sunday 09 March 2008 22:06:31 Robert Spangler wrote:
> On Sunday 09 March 2008 15:16, 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?
> Question is do you need kvm all the time or just when you want to run
> TurboTax?  If just when you run TurboTax then create your own start script
> that does the modprobe then starts TurboTax or what every you need.

I was thinking of that, but the script would have to run as root, and I'd 
rather run the vm as regular user.

What is the downside of loading kvm (or any other unused module) when I don't 
need it?

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