Re: OpenSolaris under KVM?

From: Parag Warudkar
Date: Fri Dec 29 2006 - 16:10:20 EST

Avi Kivity <avi <at>> writes:

> John Freighter wrote:
> > Has anybody succeded running OpenSolaris under KVM virtualization?
> > Before I download OS install DVD in vain...
> >
> There was indeed a report (and a patch) from Michael Riepe to that
> effect. -rc2 should contain that patch. Please report to kvm-devel if
> it doesn't work.

I tried installing Solaris 10 U2 with Qemu/KVM-8 on -rc2 plus
the latest 8 kernel side KVM patches.
It appeared to work well until about 80% in the installation
where it got stuck after this error is dmesg -

vmwrite error: reg 6802 value 1c334000 (err 17408)
This was on a Core Duo Mac Mini.


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