KVM vs XEN vs VMware
mr-ubuntu at linuxalert.org
Fri May 4 08:11:39 UTC 2007
On Fri, 2007-05-04 at 04:32 +0900, Tomoki Taniguchi wrote:
> OK I started to follow the instructions on
> I ran
> "sudo modprobe kvm-intel"
> and I got the following response
> FATAL: Error inserting kvm_intel
> Operation not supported
As Henning pointed out, not all mainboard suport the virtualization.
(Which I also should have pointed out, but I always forget that there
are such stupid companies on the market). Check your BIOS if there are
any configurations that disables VT. It may also help to upgrade the
I think it was Lenovo, that from the beginning did not have support in
BIOs for VT. This was solved with a BIOS upgrade.
> On 5/4/07, Henning Sprang <henning_sprang at gmx.de> wrote:
> > > > vmx is listed under the flags does this means my cpu supports VT?
> > > >
> > >
> > > Yes!
> > >
> > > This means you are able to run unmodified operating system as guests.
> > > You may use KVM or Xen.
> > Not always. Some mainboards don't work well with Xen HVM, and probably
> > also with KVM, even if you have the correct CPU.
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