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  • noun computing A device (from any of several dozen vendors) that allows Keyboard-Video-Mouse swapping for a series of server consoles, especially in a rack configuration.
  • noun computing Kilobyte virtual machine: A virtual machine derived from the Java virtual machine specification, written for small devices with little memory.

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  • Xen kernel 2.6.30 - is now included. qemu-kvm - the KVM virtualization tool is now available in kvm package.

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  • Xen kernel 2.6.30 - is now included. qemu-kvm - the KVM virtualization tool is now available in kvm package.

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  • Integer overflow in the kvm_dev_ioctl_get_supported_cpuid function in arch/x86/kvm/x86. c in the KVM subsystem in the Linux kernel before 2.6.31.4 allows local users to have an unspecified impact via a KVM_GET_SUPPORTED_CPUID request to the kvm_arch_dev_ioctl function.

    LinuxSecurity.com - Security Advisories

  • The handle_dr function in arch/x86/kvm/vmx. c in the KVM subsystem in the Linux kernel before 2.6.31.1 does not properly verify the Current Privilege Level (CPL) before accessing a debug register, which allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (trap) on the host OS via a crafted application.

    National Vulnerability Database

  • Kvm Secure really hit the nail on the head by capitalizing on the KVM aspect.

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  • KVM is short for Kernel-based Virtual Machine and makes use of hardware virtualization, i.e., you need a CPU that supports hardware virtualization, e.g. Intel VT or AMD-V.

    LinuxQuestions.org

  • KVM is short for Kernel-based Virtual Machine and makes use of hardware virtualization, i.e., you need a CPU that supports hardware virtualization, e.g. Intel VT or AMD-V.

    Linux Today

  • Also has a Cisco switch, Netgear switch, Belkin KVM, Apple Mac Mini (used for music) and Sony receiver.

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  • Red Hat is coming out strongly behind KVM, which is embedded in the Linux kernel.

    Red Hat exec: Oracle's not an open source company

  • KVM, which is very different from Xen, is integrated into the Linux kernel and enables the kernel to be used as a bare metal hypervisor.

    Latest News from Virtualization Journal

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