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  • n. 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.
  • n. 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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  • Kvm Secure really hit the nail on the head by capitalizing on the KVM aspect. celebrity news that matters to you

  • 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 allows local users to have an unspecified impact via a KVM_GET_SUPPORTED_CPUID request to the kvm_arch_dev_ioctl function. - Security Advisories

  • The handle_dr function in arch/x86/kvm/vmx. c in the KVM subsystem in the Linux kernel before 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.

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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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Not that it makes too much difference in the short term, but in the long term this may mean that KVM, which is included directly in the Linux Kernel may very well become the de-facto choice for linux centric virtualization.

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  • Recently I had a situation where a KVM was the cause of Xorg not being able to read the correct modes from my monitor.

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