[CentOS] Off-Topic: Low Power Hardware

Mon Jan 14 15:03:20 UTC 2013
Arun Khan <knura9 at gmail.com>

On Mon, Jan 14, 2013 at 9:14 AM, SilverTip257 <silvertip257 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 13, 2013 at 8:12 PM, Gordon Messmer <yinyang at eburg.com> wrote:
>> On 01/13/2013 10:15 AM, SilverTip257 wrote:
>> > And it looks like their Atom E6xx CPU [0] supports Intel VT-x.
>> > [0]
>> http://www.intel.com/p/en_US/embedded/hwsw/hardware/atom-e6xx/overview
>> Before you get too excited, the board's firmware is comBIOS, which is a
>> Soekris-specific firmware that is designed to work well with a serial
>> console.  I didn't spend a lot of time on it, but I did give KVM virt a
>> quick pass and did not get it working.  They do run a 64-bit Linux, with
>> good support for serial console and gigabit Ethernet.
> Any ideas why KVM didn't work?

Unless, the comBIOS cripples the VT-x feature, CLI qemu-kvm  with
"-vga none" is worth a try.

-- Arun Khan