Bug 463596 - [LTC 6.0 FEAT] 201165:Linux KVM
[LTC 6.0 FEAT] 201165:Linux KVM
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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high Severity high
: alpha
: 6.0
Assigned To: Bill Burns
Virtualization Bugs
: FutureFeature
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Blocks: 533943 356741 511888 554559
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Reported: 2008-09-23 22:50 EDT by IBM Bug Proxy
Modified: 2010-07-02 15:14 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: kernel-2.6.32-5.el6
Doc Type: Enhancement
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Last Closed: 2010-07-02 15:14:42 EDT
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Description IBM Bug Proxy 2008-09-23 22:50:25 EDT
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Emily J. Ratliff <emilyr@us.ibm.com> - 2008-09-16 18:04 EDT
1. Feature Overview:
Feature Id:	[201165]
a. Name of Feature:	Linux KVM
b. Feature Description
KVM virtualization module for Linux hosting guests

2. Feature Details:
Sponsor:	Xen

Arch Specificity: Both
Affects Core Kernel: Yes
Affects Kernel Modules: Yes
Delivery Mechanism: Direct from community
Category:	Kernel
Request Type:	Kernel - Enhancement from Upstream
d. Upstream Acceptance:	Accepted
Sponsor Priority	1
f. Severity: High
IBM Confidential:	no
Code Contribution:	3rd party code
g. Component Version Target:	Linux kernel 2.6.25 (or later), kvm-userpace (equivalent version to kvm

3. Business Case
Provides Open Source virtualization solution

4. Primary contact at Red Hat: 
John Jarvis

5. Primary contacts at Partner:
Project Management Contact:
Mike Wortman, wortman@us.ibm.com, 512-838-8582

Technical contact(s):
Ryan Harper, raharper@us.ibm.com

IBM Manager:
Warren Grunbok II, grunbok@us.ibm.com
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2008-10-02 16:16:01 EDT
RHEL 6 will include a kernel later than 2.6.25, so this should not be an issue.

The feature requested has already been accepted into the upstream code base
planned for the next major release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

When the next milestone release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 is available,
please verify that the feature requested is present and functioning as
Comment 3 Mike Gahagan 2010-04-08 13:17:10 EDT
Confirmed KVM is in the -19.el6 kernel. Please open new bugs for any issues found during beta testing.
Comment 4 releng-rhel@redhat.com 2010-07-02 15:14:42 EDT
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Beta 2 is now available and should resolve
the problem described in this bug report. This report is therefore being closed
with a resolution of CURRENTRELEASE. You may reopen this bug report if the
solution does not work for you.

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