[Gllug] Hardware problems / good replacements

Richard W.M. Jones rich at annexia.org
Tue Feb 14 13:51:50 UTC 2012

On Sun, Feb 12, 2012 at 10:21:23AM +1300, David L Neil wrote:
> Without wishing to hi-jack the thread too far away from the OP's
> needs, could you please suggest some 'homework reading' that offers
> the user-level virt-admin solid (and cohesive) advice about
> - setting-up the hardware [per "whole stack", "coordination from all"];
> - configuring a minimal host to run KVM, the virt tools, Manager, etc;
> - checking/optimising that["dmesg"];
> - before some good-practices for configuring VMs? (both to co-exist
> and for individual efficiency)

Some is at http://virt-tools.org/ -- wanting to make this more
comprehensive when someone has the time.

We also have the RHEL 6 virtualization guide (actually 3 different


There is also talk of writing a RHEL 6 virt performance guide but I
don't know how that is going.


Richard Jones
Red Hat
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