On Feb 12, 2014, at 10:31 AM, Peter Grehan <gre...@freebsd.org> wrote:
> Hi John,
>> Am I right in thinking that bhyve support for AMD processors is not
>> yet in -STABLE?
> Yes, that's correct.
>> If so, is there working code for bhyve under AMD anywhere? Where?
>> -HEAD, projects/bhyve_svm or somewhere else?
>> Is it considered experimental, stable, or something in between?
> I'd home somewhere on the stable side of experimental. I've had good success
> with it on a Phenom II, but looks like at least 1 user has had issues.
>> Should it work with the above processor?
> I think your model may be predate the h/w nested paging support that bhyve
> relies on (EPT, or RVI in early AMD terminology). The list of AMD CPUs with
> RVI is at:
> ... and the Athlon 64 X2 isn't on that list :(
Thanks for the quick response. Yes, it looks like only K10-ish and newer have
RVI, and my Brisbane is the last of the K8s. Bummer. I'll have to see if my
board will take a newer processor. :)
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