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amquiapo 12-05-2008 11:28 PM

(disabled)Fully Virtualization radio button in XEN
i installed Xen packages in a RHEL 5 server x86_64. Currently i could successfully run virt-manager, but when i start to make a vitualized OS i was only left with the choice "paravitualized" the radio button "fully virtualized" is disabled. I want to choose the "fully virtualized". What seem to be the problem? hope you could help me in this one.


rayfordj 12-07-2008 06:15 PM

most likely it is because the host CPU(s) do not support VT extension or the VT is not enabled in the host BIOS.

archtoad6 12-08-2008 05:42 AM

What is your hardware? Esp. which CPU do you have?

You can check both Intel & AMD CPU's w/:

egrep -e 'vmx|svm' /proc/cpuinfo
If the command returns nothing, then the CPU does not have hardware-assisted virtualization support. AMD-V ("Pacifica") chips will show "svm" in the flags line of /proc/cpuinfo, while Intel VT ("Vanderpool") ones show "vmx".

For more info see, particularly

archtoad6 12-08-2008 05:46 AM

P.S. Welcome to LQ.

JATA01 01-13-2009 12:23 AM

I have the problem with xen.
Previously I have installed xen and was working fine, now I have reinstall the whole system again and at this time the xen kernel is rebooting again and again.

What could be the caused?

sorry for replying in this mail as I am not getting any response from the members.


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