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We use KVM hypervisor on Debian Linux (current stable) on Fujitsu server.

Is it possible to configure KVM in way that it mimicks normal Fujitsu hardware? We have some software that is Fujitsu only and we would like to run it on server but in a virtual environment.

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KVM is only a hypervisor. What you really want is for qemu to emulate specific hardware, which I doubt is possible. What you can do it pass some of the devices through to the VM, which is possible.

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Well, all we would like to do is to set KVM so that installed software will detect Fujitsu server and continue installation. – James Sep 1 '11 at 9:53
it would depend on how the software detects fujitsu hardware. if it's from dmidecode then there might be something faked at the emulated bios level, though I suppose you'd need a special build of kvm-qemu (or rather an altered seaBIOS firmware) for that. – dyasny Sep 1 '11 at 10:37
If it's only detecting it at installation, you might try to install on a physical server then use some kind of physical to virtual converter to create the virtual machine. As long as it isn't violating a license agreement, that is. – Bart Silverstrim Sep 1 '11 at 10:58

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