[SATLUG] kvm questions

Borries Demeler demeler at biochem.uthscsa.edu
Sun Apr 28 12:29:07 CDT 2013

Ahh, that explains a lot! But I am still not sure why KVM can run on such a system.



On Sun, Apr 28, 2013 at 12:06:11PM -0500, Don Wright wrote:
> Borries Demeler wrote:
> >Now here is the surprise: I took the old 32 bit laptop and for kicks
> >rebooted it with the old drive from my wife's 64-bit Slackware install,
> >and to my great surprise, not only did it boot and run just fine on my
> >32-bit box (Intel Core2 Duo T5200, 32-bit, 1.6 GHZ), but it also ran
> >the KVM images I had installed on it without any issue 
> Any Core 2 Duo is a 64-bit processor. The T5200 just doesn't have the
> virtualization assist (VT-x) addition.
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Intel_Core_2_microprocessors#Dual-Core_Notebook_processors
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