Xen guests (was Re: [NBLUG/talk] Linux v. Free BSD

Steve Johnson srj at adnd.com
Tue Apr 10 12:12:49 PDT 2007

You can run vmware instead, it does not have this requirement.


On 4/10/07, Scott Doty <scott at ponzo.net> wrote:
> Yes, this is my second reply to myself, but I thought folks would like to
> know...
> To run Windows with a Xen kernel, your CPU needs to have a particular
> capability flag -- for Intel, it is "vmx", for AMD, it is "svm".  (One of
> these would need to appear in your /proc/cpuinfo file.)
>    http://kbase.redhat.com/faq/FAQ_103_10333.shtm
> I do think I'm going to upgrade my processor and try this...
> But:  Is there an equivalent to this capability in any of the BSD's?
>  -Scott
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