System Requirements


A Linux 4.14 or newer kernel with KVM support (check for /dev/kvm) is required to run crosvm. In order to run certain devices, there are additional system requirements:

  • virtio-wayland - A Wayland compositor.
  • vsock - Host Linux kernel with vhost-vsock support.
  • multiprocess - Host Linux kernel with seccomp-bpf and Linux namespacing support.
  • virtio-net - Host Linux kernel with TUN/TAP support (check for /dev/net/tun) and running with CAP_NET_ADMIN privileges.