Using UEFI/OVMF In VMs With Virt-Manager

Written by Michael Larabel in Virtualization on 2 January 2016 at 05:40 PM EST. 4 Comments
If you are just a casual user of the Linux virtualization stack with the open-source virt-manager, you might not know that for months they have already been supporting UEFI-based installations inside virtual machines.

Since the Virt-Manager 1.2 release some months ago has been this UEFI support, which for virtual machines is dubbed a project a called OVMF. That is for x86 VMs where as for AArch64 VMs this UEFI-based system is called AAVMF.

Anyhow, if you are curious about utilizing UEFI boot support within modern versions of Virt-Manager, Fedora contributor Cole Robinson wrote a blog post this weekend about the process. You can find these UEFI virt-manager setup details via this blog post.
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