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RE: [Xen-users] HVM systems review

To: "Derek Sherlock" <derek@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, "xen ml" <xen-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: RE: [Xen-users] HVM systems review
From: "Jiang, Yunhong" <yunhong.jiang@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 15 Sep 2006 01:10:31 +0800
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Anymore detailed information? Also are there any options on BIOS to enable vt?

Yunhong Jiang

>-----Original Message-----
>From: xen-users-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx 
>[mailto:xen-users-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of 
>Derek Sherlock
>Sent: 2006年9月11日 8:18
>To: xen ml
>Subject: Re: [Xen-users] HVM systems review
>I've been struggling to get VT working on my new HP d4600y.  
>Up till this point I assumed the problem was that I was doing 
>something wrong.  But your email makes me wonder whether I 
>just have an incompatible chipset.  Windows' 
>MyComputer/Hardware/Device Manager listing shows: 
>  Intel(R) P965/G965 Processor to I/O Controller - 29A0
>Does that mean that I should give up on VT?  (If so, I feel 
>rather cheated -- I bought the computer specifically for use 
>with VT under XEN, and if it doesn't work, I've wasted a whole 
>lot of money!)
>In general, how do you KNOW if your system is VT-capable?  If 
>it doesn't seem to work, how do you know it's the chipset 
>causing the problem?  And how will I make a better informed 
>choice, if I have to buy a different system to replace this 
>expensive paperweight! 
>On 9/10/06, Nicholas Lee <emptysands@xxxxxxxxx> wrote: 
>       I've done a short study on the current VT options: 
>       I've got a few issues I'm still trying to determine. 
>       It seems that only the Intel Core Duo 2 desktop chipset 
>that supports VT is the Q965/963.
>       Has anyone seen support for VT on any of the other 965 
>       Do any of the non-Intel chipsets (nForce 500?) support VT? 
>       Conversely it seems that all AM2 (desktop) socket 
>systems support Pacifica.
>       How good is the AMD Athlon 64 X2 CPU is at supporting HVM?
>       What about the AM2 motherboards. Is there generic out 
>of the box HVM support for all motherboards?  Are some AM2 
>motherboards better? 
>       PS: 
>should be updated with the new Opteron's 
>18_8796_14309,00.html> .
>       However it seems the Xeon 5100s are 15% faster than the 
>Opteron 2000s. 
>       Nicholas
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