Are the dependent virtualization drivers also packaged with rdo kilo rpm

asked 2015-05-08 09:13:37 -0600

opstkusr1 gravatar image

Would you know if the virt drivers are also packaged along with this? I had tried out devstack based install on fedora 21. ( had to install the virtualization preview repo as well). This was required to test out new features in Kilo like NUMA aware scheduling etc

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answered 2015-05-08 10:39:27 -0600

rbowen gravatar image

I took your question to #RDO (on freenode IRC) and got the following answer:

There's now qemu-kvm-ev available from the Virtualization SIG, but not sure if it is published yet

in the meantime, the old answer posted in another thread is still valid:

i.e. enable ovirt repo to get their qemu-kvm-rhev rebuilds. And they have qemu-kvm-ev now: , but the repo URL is the same.

We are planning to check virtsig repos, if they're available, we could look at inheriting from them in rdo-release.

(Answers courtesy of apevec on IRC.)

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Thanks for the response. I think even the libvirt drivers packaged in fedora 21 might not be sufficient to evaluate the latest features in Kilo. I am hoping more information would be provided once the GA rdo package for Kilo is available.

opstkusr1 gravatar imageopstkusr1 ( 2015-05-08 13:03:56 -0600 )edit

Mentioned repos as far I understand might bring new features to qem-kvm on CentOS 7.1 as clone of RHEL 7.1. and bring qemu-kvm-ev to CentOS 7.1, but not to F21 (22)

dbaxps gravatar imagedbaxps ( 2015-05-08 13:18:57 -0600 )edit

I can install RDO Kilo right now on CentOS 7.1 via , then enable Ovirt Repo and update QEMU/KVM on compute node as post packstack installation procedure, however you keep speaking about F21, what doesn't make any sense for me.

dbaxps gravatar imagedbaxps ( 2015-05-08 13:25:21 -0600 )edit

"however you keep speaking about F21, what doesn't make any sense for me." I'm assuming this was a question for me. We have been using fedora for sometime now and i am trying to figure out which version of fedora i can use to try packstack based Kilo installation on. (F21/22 etc..)

opstkusr1 gravatar imageopstkusr1 ( 2015-05-08 15:49:41 -0600 )edit

answered 2015-05-08 10:43:22 -0600

dbaxps gravatar image

updated 2015-07-31 04:05:51 -0600

UPDATE 07/31/2017
I believe that testing done here :-
is addressing your question for
1. RDO Kilo on CentOS 7.1 with Hypervisor upgraded up to qemu-kvm-ev-2.1.2-23
2. RDO Kilo on Fedora Server 22 (qemu-kvm-2.3.0-6.fc22.x86_64)

Does this post :-
address your question ?

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This is very informative. I was specifically looking for information about how to ensure that the relevant version of virtualization drivers would be made available with the rdo kilo rpm. Or at least a recommendation about which versions to use for evaluating the NUMA related features in Kilo

opstkusr1 gravatar imageopstkusr1 ( 2015-05-08 13:16:25 -0600 )edit

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