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KVM in SUSE, what is going on at Novell?

As of Service Pack 1,  SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 (SLES) supports KVM. The bald facts are as follows.  SLES 11 SP1 is based on a 2.6.32 kernel and is now full supported on x86_64 processors which support hardware virtualization, for the following guest operating systems:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9 SP4

We note there is no mention of other Linux guests or Windows guests. This post follows on from our previous post regarding the demise of Xen in Red Hat Enterprise Linux, and perhaps suggests the beginning of the end for Xen-based virtualization in Linux, but the story is far from clear. Continue reading KVM in SUSE, what is going on at Novell?