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From Nux! <...@li.nux.ro>
Subject Re: Reg : qemu-kvm upgrade in KVM hypervisor agent
Date Thu, 13 Jun 2019 10:20:01 GMT
Pavan,

No need to alter the spec, once you install centos-release-qemu-ev the next "yum update" will
update your qemu-kvm without breaking rpm deps.
Please note qemu-kvm-ev has more features, but it is not part of CentOS Base. 
It's a community effort and it does not meet the kind of enterprise level of QA you would
expect from stock CentOS packages. Expect problems at some point. In fact I remember someone
had to downgrade recently because of issues (which I do not recall, it's on the ml).

HTH

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Nux!
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----- Original Message -----
> From: "Pavan Kumar Aravapalli" <pavankumar_a@accelerite.com>
> To: "users" <users@cloudstack.apache.org>, "dev" <dev@cloudstack.apache.org>
> Sent: Thursday, 13 June, 2019 08:16:24
> Subject: Reg : qemu-kvm upgrade in KVM hypervisor agent

> Hello,
> 
> 
> As part of KVM upgrade it's found that default package 'qemu-kvm' [ which comes
> with  OS distro]  does not support machine chipset type 'q35'.  And this
> support can be leveraged by installing 'qemu-kvm-ev'  which is from
> centos-release-qemu-ev repo.
> 
> 
> I saw some some old mail threads  saying that they have integrated qemu-kvm-ev,
> but still in agent bundle rpm requirements
> [https://github.com/apache/cloudstack/blob/master/packaging/centos7/cloud.spec]
> I found old 'qemu-kvm' only.
> 
> 
> 
> Can we leverage this package qemu-kvm-ev in agent rpm bundle?. Has anyone faced
> any issues in Cloud Stack after upgrading the package.
> 
> 
> 
> ~Regards,
> 
> Pavan.
> 
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