QEMU stands for "Quick EMUlator" and is a processor emulator that relies on dynamic binary translation to achieve a reasonable speed while being easy to port to new host CPU architectures.

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'Unrecognised disc label' - when using parted with qemu images

I have a Linux from scratch LiveCD running on qemu vm. I'm using this command to create a hda disc for qemu: qemu-img.exe create -f qcow2 base-linux.img 5G Then I run my vm: qemu.exe -m 1024 ...
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libvirtd kvm networking on Centos5.4

I've got KVM installed on CentOS 5.4, and am attempting to set up a virtual network to allow each VM to communicate with services on the host, namely DHCP to allow PXE boot installations. I'm having ...
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How do I mount an .iso with another (live CD) .iso?

I want to: Place the .iso of a live CD in a directory. Use qemu (kvm or kqemu) to run the .iso Put a 2nd live CD .iso in the same directory. Have the 1st live CD mount the 2nd .iso. Say, I have 2 ...
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KVM/QEMU emulation of processor virtualization features

I'm finding the developer documentation of KVM/QEMU to be weak/nonexistent and cannot actually find the answer to this question anywhere, does KVM/QEMU or any other virtualization product yet support ...
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Change virtual QEMU image location

I've got an existing QEMU Virtual Server running on Fedora 11. Having troubles trying to find out how to change the location of where the Virtual Images are stored. Can anybody provide any help ...
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How do I extend the virsh/qemu/libvirt Timeout?

There's a known issue with starting virtual machines with large hard drive images. Apparently, the time-out is 3 seconds, but in reality, it can take up to 15 seconds for a machine to start. I've read ...
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Qemu: issues with bridged networking (Linux host, OpenBSD guest)

I have a computer running Linux. It has qemu installed. It has a bridge interface br0 configured with the following settings: IP: 10.1.1.1 Netmask: 255.255.255.0 There is also a tap0 interface that ...