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

To: "Petersson, Mats" <Mats.Petersson@xxxxxxx>
Subject: RE: [Xen-users] What motherboard to use?
From: "Sturla Holm Hansen" <sturla@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 15 Feb 2007 15:27:51 -0000 (UTC)
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Ok, that's great, I read several places that you needed a motherboard with
support for the virtualization enhancements, I guess that's just Intel
Thanx a lot :)


On tor, februar 15, 2007 14:45, Petersson, Mats wrote:
>> -----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
> guests.
> --
> Mats
>> Thanx
>> Sturla
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