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Re: [Xen-users] Hi: Newbie intro.

To: Ken <kr.xen@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-users] Hi: Newbie intro.
From: Mark Adams <mark@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 10 Aug 2010 17:35:16 +0100
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> My questions:
> 1.  Board issues.
> http://wiki.xensource.com/xenwiki/VTdHowTo shows a line which causes me
> concern:  
> ASUS P6T Deluxe (Intel X58 chipset) requires (currently non-public) BIOS
> update to correct DMAR-table issue
> My board is P6T, not deluxe.  It has the X58 chip set, the BIOS is set
> to allow VT-d, but I'm not sure if this board has the broken BIOS like
> the Deluxe, or if it has a good BIOS, or if it is missing the feature
> which requires the fix altogether.  Can this board run VT-d in a proper
> way?  Do I need to get a different board in order to make this work
> well?

I can't answer this in relation to your board, but you don't look like
you need VT-d support for your requirements. VT-d allows you to pass off
devices to your HVM domU's, such as a dedicated eth or SAS card
or the like.


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