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Re: [Xen-users] HVM or PV

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  • From: Ronaldo Zacarias Afonso <ronaldoafonso@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 13 Aug 2009 09:17:50 -0300
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Hi Brun,

Well, I have a suggestion that could works out if you are running your
image in a Intel or AMD processor.Try looking at /proc/cpuinfo.
If you don't find a flag like these:

For Intel: vmx
For AMD: svm

I'm almost pretty sure you have a PV Xen.

I hope it was useful.


On Thu, Aug 13, 2009 at 6:29 AM, brun<jace21066@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi All,
> Sorry if this is a stupid question.  I am walking into someone else's xen
> install, and don't have access to the host os at the moment.  How do I tell
> just from a domU (with Ubuntu) if it is PV or HVM.
> I have looked through the forums and documentation and it seems to be very
> easy to figure this out from dom0, but unfortunately that isn't possible at
> the moment.
> Thanks
> brun
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