A KVM instance management script

Kavoom manages KVM instances using configuration files and start/stop/monitor commands. Features:


There's a separate user manual.

There's a separate installation manual.


Sample configuration file for a system with 1 GiB of memory, one disk (hda) and a single network card:

mem = 1024
disk = /dev/vg/foobar
mac = 52:54:00:c8:37:e0

Sample session:

# kavoom start foobar
# kavoom monitor foobar sum 435783 33
# kavoom monitor foobar 
Escape character is '^]'.
QEMU 2.1.2 monitor - type 'help' for more information
(qemu) info balloon
balloon: actual=1024
(qemu) ^]
# kavoom serial foobar
Escape character is '^]'.
Debian GNU/Linux 10 foobar ttyS0
foobar login: ^]


Debian packages

For Debian, configure the APT repository and apt install kavoom.


Sources can be downloaded from the downloads directory.

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