[TriLUG] xen on the new intel cpus

David Brain dbrain at gmail.com
Mon Jul 17 11:23:12 EDT 2006

Not from first hand experience, but on even the current dual core
range apparently has the VMX extensions necessary to run unmodified
guest OSs.

There have been various reports for a while on the Xen mailing lists
about people getting Windows (XP) running, although the virtualization
support also has to exist in the BIOS in order for it to work.


On 7/17/06, Jason Tower <jason at cerient.net> wrote:
> intel has apparently released its latest line of cpus (dual double core 2
> dynamic duo or some other brilliant marketing name).  the interesting part
> is these supposedly include the xen-friendly virtulization bits, such that a
> guest OS no longer has to be xen aware.  can anyone speak from first-hand
> experience how well it works?
> jason
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