On Sun, Nov 26, 2017 at 8:22 PM Person <xueyilu...@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Saturday, November 25, 2017 at 11:11:30 PM UTC-5, Wael Nasreddine wrote:
> > On Saturday, November 25, 2017 at 8:06:27 PM UTC-8, Person wrote:
> > > “In an earlier install, after I got this error, I switched all VMs to
> using pv virt_mode and managed to get `qubes-dom0-update` to run, after
> doing that, I still got the same weird /proc/cpuinfo and lscpu output but
> VMs were booting OK with hvm.”
> > >
> > > How exactly do you switch VMs to using pv virt_mode? The only thing I
> actually want is for the VMs to book correctly, and that would save me a
> lot of trouble.
> >
> > sudo qvm-prefs <VM_NAME> virt_mode pv
>
> I tried the command on my only HVM, and I received the message:
> ***Running the tool as root is strongly discouraged, this will lead you in
> permissions problems. Retry as unprivileged user or use "--force-root" to
> continue anyway.
> I wasn't using root user at the time, so I found that strange. And after I
> changed the HVM to pv virt_mode, I got the same virtualization error.
>
> I then tried the command on every single VM. I still received the
> "--force-root" message, but there were no other errors in the command. When
> I submitted the commands, I received lists of information about the VMs.
> And when I changed them to pv virt_mode, I still got the same
> virtualization error.
>
> (If dom0 doesn't say that the command was unsuccessful, it was successful,
> right? Otherwise, I may not have successfully set the VMs to pv virt_mode.)
>
> It seems that we have different versions of Qubes (you have Qubes 4.0 and
> I have Qubes 3.2), so I can see why your method might not work for me.
>
> My apologies, yes I'm running 4.0. My issue is not similar to yours
afterall, as I understand it (never tried R3) it defaults to PV anyway.


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