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RE: [Xen-users] What motherboard to use?

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Subject: RE: [Xen-users] What motherboard to use?
From: "Petersson, Mats" <Mats.Petersson@xxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 15 Feb 2007 15:45:27 +0100
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: xen-users-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> [mailto:xen-users-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of 
> Sturla Holm Hansen
> Sent: 15 February 2007 14:44
> To: xen-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [Xen-users] What motherboard to use?
> Hi list, I run several linux-hosts under Xen, but on my 
> computer at home
> I'd like to get Windows running too as I need it once in a while..
> I have an AMD X2 CPU and plenty of RAM running on an ABIT kn9 SLI
> motherboard.
> I can't seem to find any info about support for AMD-V on this 
> motherboard,
> so I guess I need a new one...
> Any suggestions as to what to buy?

>From what I can see, the KN9 should be fine. 

What does "cat /proc/cpuinfo|grep svm" give you? You should get two
lines starting with flags: and a whole heap of different CPU features. 

The AMD processors have no way to switch of AMD-V, so there's nothing
the motherboard can do to "destroy" the capability of running HVM

> Thanx
> Sturla
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