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kvm - kvm-enabling wrapper for qemu-system-x86_64
The kvm wrapper script is used to provide compatibility with old
qemu-kvm package which has been merged into qemu as of version 1.3.
The script executes
passing all other command-line arguments to the qemu binary. This is
not the same as old kvm binary, which was using less strict construct,
qemu-system-x86_64 -machine accel=kvm:tcg
New wrapper ensures that kvm mode is enabled, or the VM will not start,
while old code falled back to emulation (tcg) mode if kvm isn't avail-
This manual page was written by Michael Tokarev <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
1.7 2013-11 kvm(1)