I have a HP Compaq 8200 PC with Intel i5 CPU. I have enabled VT-x in BIOS:
..and CPU supports VT-x as it has
vmx flag present in
/proc/cpuinfo. I have loaded the
root@VM-host:~# modprobe -v kvm insmod /lib/modules/3.2.0-4-686-pae/kernel/arch/x86/kvm/kvm.ko root@LS15-C-LAB-VM-host:~# lsmod | grep kvm kvm 239136 0 root@VM-host:~#
..but if I executed
-enable-kvm option, it complained that:
Could not access KVM kernel module: No such file or directory failed to initialize KVM: No such file or directory No accelerator found!
/dev/kvm file was is indeed missing:
root@VM-host:~# ls -l /dev/kvm ls: cannot access /dev/kvm: No such file or directory root@VM-host:~#
Once I installed the
qemu-kvm package, I was able to start the
-enable-kvm option. As I had understood,
kvm support is merged into
qemu and all that is needed for
qemu is kvm LKM. Why is qemu-kvm package needed in Debian Wheezy when running qemu with "-enable-kvm" option?