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KVM Virtualization Cookbook by Konstantin Ivanov

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How it works...

To start a QEMU/KVM virtual machine, all we had to do differently from what we performed in the Installing and configuring QEMU recipe is pass the -enable-kvm flag to the qemu-system-x86_64 command.

In step 1, we specified a name for the VM with the -name flag, provided the IP address of our physical host to the -vnc flag, enabling VNC access for the virtual instance, allocated 1 GB of memory with the -m flag, specified the partition where the bootloader is located with the index=2 parameter, the image format, and name, and finally we enabled KVM hardware acceleration with the -enable-kvm parameter and deamonized the process with the -daemonize flag.

In step 2, we ensured that the instance is running and we terminated it in ...

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