KVM Installation on Fedora

Almost all new Intel and AMD x86 processors have implemented Intel VT (code named “Vanderpool”) or AMD-V (code named “Pacifica”) extension that assists virtualization. This type of virtualization is called hardware-based virtualization and it is much more efficient  comparing to software-based virtualization. Reference http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/X86_virtualization http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/X86#Extensions Kernel-based Virtual Machine – KVM is a virtualization solution for Linux on […]
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Qemu Installation on Fedora Linux

The tutorial shows configuration, compilation and installation Qemu on Fedora Linux. KVM installation is described here. 1.  Install Required Fedora Packages $ sudo yum install ncurses-libs ncurses-devel zlib-devel SDL-devel libpcap-devel glib2-devel $ sudo yum install spice-server spice-protocol spice-server-devel 2.  Download and extract Qemu sources $ wget http://wiki.qemu-project.org/download/qemu-x.y.z.tar.bz2 $ tar  jxvf qemu-x.y.z.tar.bz $ cd qemu-x.y.z $ […]
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Bridging Qemu Image To Real Network Using Tap Interface

In this tutorial I would like to show how to bridge an Operation System (OS) that is running inside a virtual machine (guest), with OS running on physical hardware (a host). A virtual machine is created and virtualized by  Qemu emulator, installed on the host. By default, when a Qemu virtual machine is started without specifying NIC options, one single network interface […]
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