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Service Hosting - KVM documentation

Host System Requirements: Minimum host system requirements 6 GB free disk space. 2 GB RAM. Recommended system requirements One core or thread for each virtualized CPU and one for the host. 2 GB of RAM, plus additional RAM for virtual machines. 6 GB disk space for the host, plus the required disk space for the virtual machine(s). KVM Hypervisor Requirements: an Intel processor with the Intel VT-x and Intel 64 virtualization extensions for x86-based systems; or an AMD processor with the AMD-V and the AMD64 virtualization extensions. Installing the Virtualization Packages: To use virtualization on OL7, at minimum, you need to install the following packages: # yum install qemu-kvm libvirt qemu-kvm: This package provides the user-level KVM emulator and facilitates communication between hosts and guest virtual machines. qemu-img: This package provides disk management for guest virtual machines. The qemu-img package is installed as a dependency of the qemu-kvm package. libvirt: