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Change kvm guest configuration

1. login as root

2. change configuration

# virsh dumpxml guestname  > /root/guestname.xml  

(backup configuration)

# vim /root/guestname.xml 

(change configuration)

# virsh define /root/guestname.xml 

(enable changes)
3. shutdown guest

# virsh shutdown guest

or with virt-manager

4. start guest

# virsh start guestvm
URL: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/KVM/Managing