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Re: [Xen-users] hardware recommendations please

To: "Fajar A. Nugraha" <fajar@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-users] hardware recommendations please
From: "Mr. Teo En Ming (Zhang Enming)" <space.time.universe@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 20 Oct 2009 22:51:01 +0800
Cc: Chris Fanning <christopher.fanning@xxxxxxxxx>, xen-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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For virtualizing Windows, you need VT. To passthrough PCI devices to
Windows HVM, you need VT-d additionally.

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On Fri, Oct 16, 2009 at 9:27 PM, Fajar A. Nugraha <fajar@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 16, 2009 at 8:04 PM, Chris Fanning
> <christopher.fanning@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> yeah, good luck. That's what I'm going to need.
>> I've been installing the occasional xen server for 4 years now, and it's
>> always the same story. :(
> What are you going to use it for anyway?
> If it's "normal" (e.g. web, database, etc.) server stuff, you probably
> won't need IOMMU anyway.
> Intel VT/AMD-V (supported in CPU and BIOS) should be enough to run
> Windows guests, and a lot of setup supports it. It'd probably be
> easier to ask your supplier whether it can run Windows 7's "XP mode"
> (it has the same requirement for VT).
> Personally I've only used Dell/HP/IBM/Sun boxes for Xen on servers
> (it's "company policy" thing). I needed to enable VT in BIOS
> here-and-there, and update NIC's firmware on some old IBM servers, but
> other than that they work great for Linux and Windows domUs.
> --
> Fajar
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