Browsing articles tagged with "vt - Admins Goodies"
Aug 24, 2011
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Enabling hardware virtualisation BIOS; anything to beware?

A lot of recent virtualisation tools can either make use of, or demand, BIOS support (Intel-VT, AMD-V, etc). But in most of the BIOS screens I’ve seen, it has been disabled by default – sometimes even with fairly non-subtle (but vague) warnings. So: is there any issue I should be aware of in enabling VT? I assume it is only used when triggered deliberately by software such as VMware or Virtual PC. But what is […]

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Aug 23, 2011
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How to enable VT extensions on a Dell inspiron 1545

I am trying to install a centos virtual host on my ubuntu laptop but I cannot enable the VT extensions in the BIOS. I have updated to the latest BIOS from Dell the processor is a core 2 duo so it definitely supports the VT extensions. Any ideas? Some vendors, like Sony, for my Vaio, disable Intel VT and do not provide a BIOS option to turn it on, even though the processor supports it […]

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