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Trying of Proxmox VE 1.5

Proxmox VE is position as a bare-metal KVM hypervisor (a customized version of debian). This is not what I want. I am searching for a FREE and versatile KVM management tools running on CentOS 5 to manage a bunch of KVMs used by students. (Something similar to Red hat Enterprise Virtualization Management platform, RHEV-M). However, […]

CoVirt 2.0 with KVM

Tried this management tools with KVM. Though it is succesfully installed but it seems that it can’t work with the KVM with CentOS 5.5 very well. When I tried to do a Linux VM provision with it, it returned an error : (‘/etc/qemu-ifup: could not launch network script\n’, 1). There’s no such script in the […]

Create a Bridge interface under CentOS/RHEL/Fedora

ifcfg-eth0 :

DEVICE=eth0 ETHTOOL_OPTS=”autoneg off speed 100 duplex full” HWADDR=00:19:B9:1D:2A:AA ONBOOT=yes BRIDGE=br0

ifcfg-br0 :


Exploring KVM with CentOS 5.5

Since VMware have nearly abandoned VMware Server (Not all my servers can/will run VMware ESXi), I start to explore KVM with CentOS 5.5 and also migration tools from vmware based virtual machine image to kvm

After a day of testing, I found KVM on CentOS 5.5 is still not a vital alternative […]