On Sat, Dec 19, 2009 at 04:48, Tim Daneliuk <tun...@tundraware.com> wrote:
> On 12/18/2009 8:16 PM, Peter wrote:
>>> I have a machine running Win/XP Pro SP3 hosting VirtualBox 3.1.
>>>
>>> The hardware happily boots the Ubuntu amd64 CDROM natively and FreeBSD 8.0
>>> also boots fine - well ... up to the point where it has to ID the hard
>>> drive, but that's another story.
>>>
>>> IOW, the hardware is 64-bit capable (It is an Intel mobo w/a Pentium-D
>>> 940 w/EMT64 option).
>>>
>>> HOWEVER, when I run VirtualBox and try to install the 64 bit version
>>> of FreeBSD in a VM, it get a "CPU doesn't support long mode" error
>>> during the FreeBSD virtual booting process.  FreeBSD 8.0 i386 works
>>> fine.
>>>
>>> 'Anyone run across this before and/or have a fix?
>>>
>>> TIA,
>>
>>
>> Do you have VT-x/AMD-v enabled? [in the BIOS and VBox for this VM]
>>
>>
>>
>> ]Peter[
>>
>>
>
> Yup, but I wonder ... I'm running XP as the host which is 32-bit even though
> the hardware is 64-bit capabale.  Could this be limiting what VirtualBox
> can deliver?

Exactly. For 64bit guests the host has to be 64bit too afaik.
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