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[Qemu-devel] Re: [PATCH] introduce kvm64 CPU

From: Glauber Costa
Subject: [Qemu-devel] Re: [PATCH] introduce kvm64 CPU
Date: Fri, 21 Aug 2009 13:01:44 -0300

On Fri, Aug 21, 2009 at 12:41 PM, Avi Kivity<address@hidden> wrote:
> On 08/21/2009 12:34 AM, Andre Przywara wrote:
>> In addition to the TCG based qemu64 type let's introduce a kvm64 CPU type,
>> which is the least common denominator of all KVM-capable x86-CPUs
>> (based on Intel Pentium 4 Prescott). It can be used as a base type
>> for migration.
> Typically users will want more specialized greatest common denomiator cpu
> types; if a site has standardized on recent hardware they will want the
> features of that hardware exposed.
> I think this is best left to management software, which has more information
> about the migration pool.
I believe what we want is an automatic tool that will connect to a
list of machines,
and determine which qemu cpu type we should use. Doesn't sound like
black magic...

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