|author||Robby Workman <email@example.com>||2013-04-17 00:31:21 -0500|
|committer||Niels Horn <firstname.lastname@example.org>||2013-04-28 12:23:24 -0300|
system/qemu: Clean up some left over verbiage wrt qemu-kvm
Signed-off-by: Robby Workman <email@example.com>
Diffstat (limited to 'system')
1 files changed, 7 insertions, 6 deletions
diff --git a/system/qemu/README b/system/qemu/README
index 514b17ff6c..371ba6d75b 100644
@@ -4,11 +4,10 @@ When used as a machine emulator, QEMU can run OSes and programs made for
one machine (e.g. an ARM board) on a different machine (e.g. your own PC).
By using dynamic translation, it achieves very good performances.
-qemu-kvm achieves near native performances by leveraging the kvm-kmod
-modules and executing the guest code directly on the host CPU.
-Slackware provides pre-built 32/64 bit x86 kvm-kmod modules or you can
-build different versions with the kvm-kmod package.
-qemu-kvm code has been merged back into qemu since version 1.3.0.
+qemu (with kvm enabled) achieves near native performances by leveraging
+the kvm-kmod modules and executing the guest code directly on the host
+CPU. Slackware provides pre-built 32/64 bit x86 kvm-kmod modules or you
+can build different versions with the kvm-kmod package.
By default, this script builds only the x86 and arm emulation targets
for qemu; if you prefer to build all supported targets, do this:
@@ -22,6 +21,8 @@ something different, then run the build script like this:
Don't forget to load the 'kvm-intel' or 'kvm-amd' module (depending on
-your processor) prior to launching qemu-system-x86_64 with kvm enabled.
+your processor) prior to launching qemu-system-ARCH with kvm enabled.
+For older/unmaintained qemu frontends, this build also creates a symlink
+to qemu-system-ARCH at /usr/bin/qemu-kvm.
spice and usbredir are optional dependencies.