This commit explains that the AMD target under QEMU/KVM is not yet fully
supported by Jailhouse. It is therefore better to use Intel when running
under QEMU/KVM.

See thread discussion at!topic/jailhouse-dev/W3g-70EahXc

Signed-off-by: Claudio Scordino <>
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 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

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@@ -178,9 +178,10 @@ Demonstration in QEMU/KVM
 The included system configuration qemu-vm.c can be used to run Jailhouse in
-QEMU/KVM virtual machine on x86 hosts (Intel and AMD are supported). Currently
-it requires Linux 4.4 or newer on the host side. QEMU version 2.7 or newer is
+QEMU/KVM virtual machine on x86 hosts.  Currently it requires Linux 4.4 or
+newer on the host side. QEMU version 2.7 or newer is required. Better using an
+Intel architecture since Jailhouse does not yet fully support AMD under
 You also need a Linux guest image with a recent kernel (tested with >= 3.9) and
 the ability to build a module for this kernel. Further steps depend on the type

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