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authorThomas Schwinge <>2011-07-20 13:35:48 +0200
committerThomas Schwinge <>2011-07-20 13:35:48 +0200
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Misc bits from emails by Samuel and Jérémie.
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@@ -100,6 +100,11 @@ If your machine supports hardware acceleration, you should really use the kvm va
to the command line, see below, if you are running Linux kernels 2.6.37 or 2.6.38 else IRQs may hang sooner or later. The kvm irq problems will be solved in kernel 2.6.39.
+/!\ Note that there are known performance issues with KVM on Linux 2.6.39
+kernels, compared to 2.6.32: [[!debbug 634149]]. We're preparing on a change
+on our side to work around this.
# Installing Debian/Hurd with QEMU using the Debian installer
Note: If you have hardware support, replace the qemu commands below with kvm, e.g. qemu-ing -> kvm-img.