run a couple of OpenBSD and FreeBSD guest/virtual machines under KVM. My server has 32GB ram and 4C/8T Intel Xeon CPU. Everything was working fine until recent CentOS Linux 7 kernel update. After a fresh reboot of my CentOS 7 Linux box OpenBSD and FreeBSD machine become very slow and after 24 hours stop responding to the network request. How can I solve significant performance problems with BSD family of oses running on CentOS 7 KVM?
have installed and setup KVM server on an Ubuntu Linux. I downloaded various .qcow2 cloud images. How do I setup public ssh keys for downloaded CentOS/FreeBSD/Ubuntu cloud images using virt-sysprep? Continue reading “How to add ssh key to qcow2 Linux cloud images using virt-sysprep”
virt-manager requires GUI locally and it is slow. On other hand virt-install is a command line tool for provisioning new virtual machines using the “libvirt” hypervisor management library. The tool supports both text based & graphical installations, using serial console, SDL graphics or a VNC client/server pair. The guest can be configured to use one or more virtual disks, network interfaces, audio devices, and physical host devices (USB, PCI). You can use the virt-install to create virtualized guests as follows to install FreeBSD or CentOS.