QEMU machine types and compatibility

If you want to migrate a guest initially started on an older QEMU version to a newer version of QEMU, you need to make sure that the two machines are actually compatible with each other. Once you exclude things like devices that cannot be migrated at all and make sure both QEMU invocations actually create the same virtual hardware, this basically boils down to using compatible machines.

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Blog update

I have moved my blog to a new location and done some other changes at the same time.

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Configuring mediated devices (Part 2)

In the last part of this article, I talked about configuring a mediated device directly via sysfs. This is a bit cumbersome, and you may want to make your configuration more permanent. Fortunately, there is tooling available for this.

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