> You could replace it with a Q965 motherboard. Probably not as
> expensive as replacing the whole
If I have to, I'll do that. What a pain.
But, before I do it, I want to know for sure that the motherboard is
really to blame for my lack of success with VT. Unless I really
know for sure that P965 _can't_ do VT, it could be that I'm doing something
dumb in my setup. And, of course, the Intel literature is decidedly
vague on whether the P965 allows VT.
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!
The only clear way I've discovered to check for VT is by knowing
both the processor and motherboard support it.
But that doesn't help. The only way to know is to know! What
if you don't know, and the data sheets are silent on the subject? You
can _assume_ the answer is no because the datasheet doesn't explicitly say
it's yes. But I really want to be more certain before I spend any more
money on replacing expensive hardware.
Oh, for a simple self-contained stand-alone program that tests the VT
capability of a system.