[CentOS] Xen cpu requirements

Wed Jul 14 17:47:47 UTC 2010
Laurent Wandrebeck <l.wandrebeck at gmail.com>

On Wed, 14 Jul 2010 12:32:12 -0500
"David Dyer-Bennet" <dd-b at dd-b.net> wrote:

> I'm installing Centos 5.5 on a new Dell R301 server.  I wanted to run Xen
> and have the full virtualization possibilities (this is our development
> support server, so it runs a few real services and is available for
> playing with things; putting the "playing with things" functions into
> virtual servers would protect the "few real services", and make it easier
> to clean up afterwards).
> So, does that mean my Xeon-based server doesn't have hardware
> virtualization assistance?
I guess such a new processor has hardware virtualization enabled, but AFAIK you need to run in x86_64 mode, is it the case ?
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