[CentOS] Xen cpu requirements

Mon Jul 19 18:08:05 UTC 2010
David Dyer-Bennet <dd-b at dd-b.net>

On Mon, July 19, 2010 04:38, Pasi Kärkkäinen wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 14, 2010 at 02:12:52PM -0500, David Dyer-Bennet wrote:
>> On Wed, July 14, 2010 14:09, Brian Mathis wrote:
>> > Are you checking the stats from inside the dom0 or a domU?  What's the
>> > output of 'uname -a'?
>> In dom0; I haven't gone ahead creating domUs yet, until I'm sure I've
>> got
>> the dom0 right.
>> [localddb at prcapp00 ~]$ uname -a
>> Linux prcapp00.pinerivercapital.local 2.6.18-194.8.1.el5.centos.plusxen
>> #1
>> SMP Wed Jul 7 12:25:41 EDT 2010 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
>> I ran a yum update after installing from the DVDs I had from a week or
>> two
>> ago, and have rebooted since that update (there wasn't a new kernel in
>> the
>> update).
> Please run "xm info". Do you see "hvm" entries in the caps?
> Also please run "xm dmesg" and search for HVM and/or VMX.
> Dom0 Linux doesn't see VMX flag because Xen hypervisor (xen.gz) is using
> it..

Yes, thanks (somebody had pointed this out last week, too).  There was a
reference to VMX in xm dmesg, which let us convince ourselves that it was
properly configured.
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