[one-users] Configure hosts to use qemu without kvm hardware acceleration

Jon three18ti at gmail.com
Tue Mar 25 02:20:50 PDT 2014

Shouldn't qemu fallback to "paravitualization" when hardware acceleration
isn't available?


I was confident that qemu could detect on the fly if hardware
virtualization was available and would enable it or not as appropriate.
until your post...

Are you getting an error with OpenNebula?

Jon A
On Mar 25, 2014 1:41 AM, "Marco Fanti" <marco.fanti at studenti.polito.it>

> Hi all,
> I'm building a testing environment and I need to use some kvm virtual
> machines as host nodes.
> Since I cannot enable the hardware acceleration inside a virtual machine*,
> I'd like to know how to configure a host node like the configuration that
> there is in the kvm sandbox (that actually use qemu-kvm with the parameter
> -no-kvm).
> As frontend node and host nodes I'm using Debian 7, and opennebula is
> installed from the .deb packages for Debian 7 downloaded from the
> opennebula website.
> Thank you all,
> Marco Fanti
> *I know it is possible to enable nested kvm inside kvm, the guide is
> http://palexster.wordpress.com/2013/03/06/enable-nested-virtualization-on-kvm/
> ,
> BUT this features has a lot of bug, especially in the "old" versions of
> kvm like the one in Debian Stable, so I'd like a more stable solution, like
> to use qemu without kvm as in the kvm sandbox
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