[arch-dev-public] [announcement] qemu/qemu-kvm announcement draft
t.powa at gmx.de
Sat Jan 9 15:09:11 EST 2010
Am Samstag 09 Januar 2010 schrieb Dan McGee:
> On Sat, Jan 9, 2010 at 11:52 AM, Tobias Powalowski <t.powa at gmx.de> wrote:
> > > Yes will change the install message.
> >> Yes there is no mention in the changelogs, really strange.
> >> greetings
> >> tpowa
> > Ok like this?
> > echo ">>> Since kernel 2.6.29:"
> > echo ">>> Qemu package now provides standard qemu with kvm enabled."
> > echo ""
> > echo ">>> PLEASE READ FOR KVM USAGE!"
> > echo ">>> Load the correct KVM module, you will need a KVM capable
> > CPU!" echo ">>> Add yourself to the group 'kvm'."
> > echo ">>> Use 'qemu --enable-kvm' to use KVM."
> > echo ""
> > echo "With the release of qemu and qemu-kvm 0.12.X, the kqemu kernel
> > module" echo "is no longer supported and will be removed from the
> > repositories. You" echo "can safely uninstall it from your system."
> Can we put some vercmp checks around messages like this? That way
> people only have to see them once (when they upgrade the first time to
> a 0.12.x version for the second message). The first message should
> really be a post_install message.
> And with all that said, why are there two packages in extra if "qemu
> package now provides standard qemu with kvm enabled"?
Yes sure i can add those vercmp stuff.
qemu and qemu-kvm is different.
qemu-kvm is only for kvm while qemu provides much more machines to emulate.
Archlinux Developer & Package Maintainer (tpowa)
tpowa at archlinux.org
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