[ubuntu-cloud] UEC on processor without virtualization extension?

Frank Abel Cancio Bello frank.abel.cb at gmail.com
Fri Aug 28 23:24:51 BST 2009

Yes, but I want run NC on my old and powerful hardware.

I read at http://open.eucalyptus.com/wiki/EucalyptusPrerequisites_v1.5.2
that Xen is supported, but I'm newbie in this field. Can anybody have
experience with UEC and Xen instead of KVM?


On Sat, 2009-08-29 at 00:14 +0200, Henning Sprang wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 29, 2009 at 12:06 AM, Etienne
> Goyer<etienne.goyer at canonical.com> wrote:
> > Frank Abel Cancio Bello wrote:
> >> Can I install UEC (more exactly the node controllers) on hardware
> >> without virtualization extension(Intel-VT or AMD-V)?
> >
> > Unfortunately no.  It is a requirement of the KVM hypervisor, which is
> > the one used by UEC to run VM instances.
> But isn't there a controller instance, which doesn't run nodes on
> itself? Why does it need HVM?
> Henning

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