On Thu, 28 Jun 2012 22:27:07 +0000, malcolmlewis wrote:

> Just install qemu? you notebook is vt capable?

It is capable, just two different virtualization solutions seems like
overkill. But if necessary, I'll install qemu as well.

> I'm running it here now, was easy to install and running is a breeze.
> eg (I have a data partition);
> cd data mkdir kvmhdd cd kvmhdd qemu-img-kvm create openSUSE_12.2.img 10G
> qemu-kvm -m 1024 -boot d --cdrom
> /data/repositories/iso_images/openSUSE-GNOME-LiveCD-Build0451-x86_64.iso
> /data/kvmhdd/openSUSE_12.2.img
> Don't forget to add your user to the kvm group, a reboot also helps...

Great, thanks for the tips.


Jim Henderson, CNA6, CDE, CNI, LPIC-1, CLA10, CLP10
Novell Knowledge Partner