[CentOS] Xen cpu requirements

Wed Jul 14 20:20:14 UTC 2010
David Dyer-Bennet <dd-b at dd-b.net>

On Wed, July 14, 2010 14:20, Whit Blauvelt wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 14, 2010 at 01:47:00PM -0500, David Dyer-Bennet wrote:
>> I found one BIOS entry, "Virtualization technology"; it was initially
>> disabled, but I enabled it before I installed CENTOS, and verified that
>> it
>> was still enabled later (I reported enabling it in my original message).
>> I'll check for other suspicious BIOS entries, but more than one for this
>> would be unusual, wouldn't it?
> That's the entry. But reports are some systems need to be fully powered
> off
> for the entry to be effectively changed - some BIOSes evidently are flakey
> about it.

That didn't work either.

And then, elsewhere in this thread, Paul Heinlein pointed out that doing
the test for vmx *from within dom0* wasn't valid.  Checking the xm dmesg
output, I find "VMX enabled".  (I can't tell if that's been there all
along, or not, at this point.)

So, Win!

Thanks to you and all the others who made suggestions.
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