On 03/16/2011 12:53 PM, Cole Robinson wrote:
> On 03/16/2011 03:00 PM, Mike Wright wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> Using f14-x86_64 installed from the LiveCD with myoung's f12-xendom0.
>> It boots both standalone and with xen.
>> /sys/hypervisor is populated.
>> /proc/cpuinfo reports CPU is AMD Phenom II X4 B60 "Black Edition".
>> Virtualization is [ENABLED] in the BIOS.

Thanks for the reply, Cole.
> Could help to provide the full /proc/cpuinfo output, as well as 'virsh
> --connect xen:/// capabilities' as root


>> I'm trying to add a virtual machine using Virtual Machine Manager 0.8.5
>> but when I select *New* I receive the following:
>> "Warning: Host does not appear to support hardware virtualization.
>> Install options may be limited."
>> According to this link (s.b. one line) it does.
>> "http://www.cpu-world.com/CPUs/K10/AMD-Phenom%20II%20X2%20560%20-%20HDZ560WFK2DGM%20%28HDZ560WFGMBOX%29.html";.
>> Now according to another webpage the AMD processor must have the flag
>> "svm" to have virtualization.  My CPU does NOT have that flag but it
>> does have one called "hypervisor".
> Hmm, not sure what the hypervisor flag is, but virtinst is looking for vmx or
> svm reported in libvirt capabilities

Could be as simple as adding "hypervisor" to the list of acceptable 
flags, but I wouldn't put a paycheck on that guess ;)

>> The question becomes "will this CPU work with Xen?".  If it will, does
>> this mean there is a bug in virtinst?  Can I ignore the warning?
> That link claims your cpu should be showing the svm flag AFAICT. If you
> recently enabled virt in the bios, make sure you fully turn off your machine
> and let it sit for a couple minutes (yes this can actually make a difference
> with bios settings).

Done!  Strange about the power off thing...

> Additionally check your motherboard manufacturer website and make sure your
> board supports your CPU and has the latest bios update installed.

Brand spanking new, but I'll check on that, too.

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