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### Is module kvm_intel needed if qemu is used?

This is a question about the Install Gudi for Icehouse. The Ubunutu version of the installguide on this page http://docs.openstack.org/icehouse/install-guide/install/apt/content/nova-compute.html says that if the virtual cpu does not support hardware acceleration, we must edit the [libvirt] section in the /etc/nova/nova-compute.conf to change

virt_type = kvm


into

virt_type = qemu


Then in apparently the same section (as shown by the indented text in that section) it says to add the kvm module (for example kvm_intel) to /etc/modules so it will be loaded.

But, since we are using qemu instead of kvm, is this needed?

### Is module kvm_intel needed if qemu is used?

This is a question about the Install Gudi for Icehouse. The Ubunutu version of the installguide on this page http://docs.openstack.org/icehouse/install-guide/install/apt/content/nova-compute.htmlpage

http://docs.openstack.org/icehouse/install-guide/install/apt/content/nova-compute.html


says that if the virtual cpu does not support hardware acceleration, we must edit the [libvirt] section in the /etc/nova/nova-compute.conf to change

virt_type = kvm


into

virt_type = qemu


Then in apparently the same section (as shown by the indented text in that section) it says to add the kvm module (for example kvm_intel) to /etc/modules so it will be loaded.

But, since we are using qemu instead of kvm, is this needed?