HOW TO INSTALL KVM IN LINUX?

Refer below link for kvm installation–

http://www.virtualizor.com/wiki/Install_KVM

For kvm installation the most important thing is to setup correct partitioning scheme which is describe below–

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Always select the custom layout for creating partition

 

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Delete all existing data on the hard disk.

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After deletion the windows will look like this.

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Select the standard partition

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Select the / partition of 80-100gb as mention in the kvm installation link

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swap partition of 4gb

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And most important is to create partition for lvm, click on lvm physical volume

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Click on “Fill upto maximum allowable size” which will use for vps space

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After this your partition will look like this20150106_160848

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Click on next

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Select minimal Desktop or Desktop(You can also select minimal in case of low disk space)

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Done

Note:

After installation create volume group on lvm partition(physical volume )and give it any name.

For pvcreate use the following command

pvcreate partition name e.g pvcreate /dev/sdb2

Physical volume "/dev/sdb2" successfully created

to check physical volume name rum command “pvdisplay”

Once you create the physical volume, you can create the volume group (VG) from these physical volumes (PV).

vgcreate  vg_name  pv_name     e.g. vgcreate  vg_group  /dev/sdb2

  Volume  group "vg_group" successfully created

to check vg created name  run command “vgdisplay”

./install.sh [email protected] kernel=kvm lvg=VOLUME_GROUP_NAME

you should give lvg = vg name created by you

Also make sure that visualization should be enabled in BIOS

Enjoy

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