I get a reproducible freeze when trying to install the "development-tools" group on a live cd which has been started by KVM. I use the command "yum groupinstall development-tools". The VM seems to run just fine until I execute this command.
I have added a large swap partition but that didn't help either.
Here are the commands for starting the VM:
$ qemu-img create swap.img 8G
$ mkswap swap.img
$ qemu-kvm -m 1024 -usbdevice tablet --cdrom f13.iso -hda swap.img
I have done the same using a ubuntu 10.04 live system and it worked just fine.
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