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Re: [Qemu-devel] [Bug 1563887] Re: qemu-system-ppc64 freezes on starting

From: Michael Roth
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [Bug 1563887] Re: qemu-system-ppc64 freezes on starting image on ppc64le
Date: Tue, 05 Apr 2016 17:18:53 -0500
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Quoting Mike Rushton (2016-04-05 16:47:29)
> @mdroth
> I don't think PPC supports kvm the same way as x86:
> address@hidden:~/kvm$ qemu-system-ppc64 -enable-kvm -m 256 -display none 
> -nographic -net nic -net 
> user,net=,host=,hostfwd=tcp::2222-:22 -machine pseries 
> -drive file=xenial-server-cloudimg-ppc64el-disk1.img,if=virtio -drive 
> file=seed.iso,if=virtio
> Could not access KVM kernel module: Permission denied
> failed to initialize KVM: Permission denied

-enable-kvm should work as expected on Power machines that support

You seem to be running the command as a normal user. KVM generally
requires a priviledged user.

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