[vbox-dev] KVM & VirtualBox conflict - continued

Alexey Eremenko al4321 at gmail.com
Mon Sep 3 07:58:33 PDT 2007

Hi devs !

Please make "vboxdrv" driver impossible to load if "kvm_intel" or
"kvm_amd" drivers are loaded.

Do not check for "kvm" itself, because "kvm" itself must have one of
the three addons to function: "kvm_intel" (VT-x), "kvm_amd" (SVM) or
"kvm_lite" (paravirtual backend) - since "kvm_lite" doesn't uses VT,
so it is safe to run it together with VBox.

Alternatively, maybe give all users in "vboxgroup" one privileged
instruction ? (rmmod kvm_intel) This way we will make it possible to
unload KVM from GUI.

-Alexey Eremenko "Technologov"

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