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2.10.  RHEA-2009:1272: kvm

A new KVM pacakge is available that adds a new hypvervisor for full virtualization is now available.
KVM (for Kernel-based Virtual Machine) is a full virtualization solution for Linux on x86 hardware.
KVM is a Linux kernel module built for the standard Red Hat Enterprise Linux kernel. KVM can run multiple unmodified, virtualized guest Windows and Linux operating systems. KVM is a hypervisor which uses the libvirt virtualization tools (virt-manager and virsh).
The KVM hypervisor cannot run at the same time as the Xen hypervisor. Both hypervisors, Xen and KVM, can be installed on the same system, however, only one hypervisor can be used at a time.
KVM is only available for the Intel 64 and AMD64 architectures.
For more information on changing hypervisor or using KVM refer to the Red Hat Enterprise Linux Virtualization Guide.
All users requiring KVM should install this newly released package.

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