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Re: XEN / Win XP / VT status?
  • From: "Greg Freemyer" <greg.freemyer@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 27 Apr 2006 13:44:44 -0400
  • Message-id: <87f94c370604271044x6b44e6e5x3aed6fcff9ed9b2b@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
If anyone besides me cares, I did find a status page at:

http://wiki.xensource.com/xenwiki/IntelVT


Greg

On 4/20/06, Greg Freemyer <greg.freemyer@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> All,
>
> I'm very intriqued with the new Xen / Win XP guest OS functionality
> that should be available soon, or maybe already is.
>
> Does anyone know a url / wiki / blog that has uptodate info?
>
> What I know:
>
> To get Xen to work with a vanilla Win XP as guest OS you need support
> in your host OS, Xen, your CPU, and your motherboard/bios.
>
> Xen 3.0 is supposed to have the basics for the support, but I'm not
> positive it has actually been tested with all of the above.
>
> See http://www.planetx64.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=33&Itemid=49
>
> Intel has released at least one CPU that supports the VT. ie. the new
> features required to support the above.
>
> See http://www.intel.com/products/processor/pentiumXE/index.htm
>
> My concern is this footnote:
>
> Φ Intel(r) Virtualization Technology and Intel(r) Extended Memory 64
> Technology (Intel(r) EM64T) require a computer system with a
> processor, chipset, BIOS, enabling software and/or operating system,
> device drivers and applications designed for these features.
> Performance will vary depending on your configuration. Contact your
> vendor for more information.
>
> So, as expected, a MB (or computer) with VT support is also required.
>
> Thanks
> Greg
> --
> Greg Freemyer
> The Norcross Group
> Forensics for the 21st Century
>


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Greg Freemyer
The Norcross Group
Forensics for the 21st Century
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