KVM Hypervisor

Alex Katebi alex.katebi at gmail.com
Mon Jul 21 21:00:27 UTC 2008

On Sun, Jul 20, 2008 at 9:37 AM, Christopher A. Williams <
chriswfedora at cawllc.com> wrote:

> On Sun, 2008-07-20 at 08:15 -0400, Alex Katebi wrote:
> > Hi All,
> >
> >   I can not find laptop or desktop hardware that supports KVM
> > Virtualization (Intel-VT or AMD-V).
> > I like Dell laptops but there is no information regarding hardware
> > assisted virtualization (Hypervisor).
> > Can I get some recommendation?
> Actually this isn't as hard as it sounds if you're looking to buy a
> *new* laptop. Pretty much anything out there today supports Intel VT /
> AMD-V now. The main thing you'll need to make sure of is that you have
> enabled this in the BIOS. There are quite a few systems that still ship
> with this feature disabled for some reason.

Hi Chris,

   Actually I prefer to buy a used Dell Latitude D630 or maybe an XPS M1530
from Ebay.  Dual Core 2.0 or better. Is the CPU VT and BIOS supports the VT
for these models?


> As to Dell laptops, I like the Latitude series myself. They're well
> supported by F9 generally speaking. Have a closer look at the Latitude
> D830 or the XPS M1530.
> While you're at it, be sure to check out the other brands as well.
> HP/Compaq has some nice things to offer - I'm running F9 on an 8510w
> now, and while they are still a bit "controversial" in terms of openly
> supporting Linux, IBM/Lenovo is catching up somewhat (but I think they
> still tend to be a bit pricey for what you get - just my opinion
> though).
> Cheers,
> Chris
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