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Re: [Xen-users] Re: Loosing vmx flag with Lenny 2.6.26-1-xen-amd64 on Q9

To: Markus Kiefer <markus@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-users] Re: Loosing vmx flag with Lenny 2.6.26-1-xen-amd64 on Q9400
From: "Fajar A. Nugraha" <fajar@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 2 Feb 2009 22:27:17 +0700
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On Mon, Feb 2, 2009 at 10:23 PM, Markus Kiefer <markus@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> I think the HVM (as well as some other) flag is hidden intentionally
>> on some versions of xen. Same thing happened on my RHEL 5 + Xen 3.3.1
>> while the flag still shows up on RHEL 5's stock Xen. Both systems are
>> able to start HVM domU normally.
> I tried. And it didn't work.
> Creation stops immediately, with xm stating that my cpu doesn't support HVM.
> :-/

Did you check the BIOS? If I remembered correctly, the flag still
shows even when BIOS disabled it.

There is another looong way to check it :
- boot normal kernel
- install vmware or Virtualbox
- install 64bit guest

If it works, CPU supports HVM and enabled in BIOS. If it doesn't,
something wrong with one of them.



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