"This guide explains how you can install and use KVM for
creating and running virtual machines on an OpenSUSE 12.1 server. I
will show how to create image-based virtual machines and also
virtual machines that use a logical volume (LVM). KVM is short for
Kernel-based Virtual Machine and makes use of hardware
virtualization, i.e., you need a CPU that supports hardware
virtualization, e.g. Intel VT or AMD-V.
"1 Preliminary Note: I'm using an OpenSUSE 12.1 server with the
hostname server1.example.com and the IP address 192.168.0.100 here
as my KVM host.
"We also need a desktop system where we install virt-manager so
that we can connect to the graphical console of the virtual
machines that we install. I'm using an OpenSUSE 12.1 desktop
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