[Openstack] Nova adding "-no-kvm" even though the system has KVM enabled

Daniel Ellison daniel at syrinx.net
Thu Oct 17 18:58:32 UTC 2013

On Oct 17, 2013, at 1:41 PM, Daniel Ellison <daniel at syrinx.net> wrote:
> Can anyone think of a reason why Nova (Grizzly) would be starting my VMs with the "-no-kvm' flag even though KVM is fully functional?

I'll answer my own question despite how embarrassing it is. I had "libvirt_type=qemu" in nova.conf instead of "libvirt_type=kvm". That's pretty dumb. But it's what you get when you cut and paste without going over things thoroughly.

I shall now slink away quietly.


More information about the Openstack mailing list