How To Use Xen Virtualization ; Chips For Virtualization

Jonathan Berry berryja at
Tue Jun 12 23:05:07 UTC 2007

On 6/12/07, Robert L Cochran <cochranb at> wrote:
> My AMD Athlon 64 chip listed above doesn't support full virtualization
> e.g. there is no 'svn' in the /proc/cpuinfo flags.  I have this chip
> installed in an Asrock 939SLI32-eSATA2 motherboard. Can anyone suggest a
> new processor I can buy which supports full virtualization? I'd prefer
> an AMD processor and I could replace the motherboard. The Asrock board
> is rock solid -- I love it -- but I could replace it.

You will have to get a socket AM2 CPU as those are the ones that have
the virtualization extensions.  Which means you will need a new
motherboard and RAM (AM2 uses DDR2) as well.


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