[Openstack-operators] User Survey usage of QEMU (as opposed to KVM) ?

Daniel P. Berrange berrange at redhat.com
Wed May 4 08:45:23 UTC 2016

On Tue, May 03, 2016 at 07:06:56PM +0000, Jared Wilkinson wrote:
> So forgive my lack of kvm/qemu knowledge but I couldn’t find anything
> on Google on this. If you deployed an instance of a different architecture
> than the physical CPU, wouldn’t qemu just emulate the processor (if you
> were in virt_type=kvm) mode, or would libvirt throw some error?

You would get an error from libvirt because KVM will only work if the
host and guest arches match

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