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Re: [Xen-users] Just getting started

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  • From: "Kenneth George" <kvgeorge1@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 10 Apr 2006 11:23:55 -0500
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Ok, I just found out that I have a 800 series Dual-core that does NOT support virt.  So, I am guessing that this is just not going to work and that I will have to stick with some other solution - correct?

On 4/10/06, Kenneth George <kvgeorge1@xxxxxxxxx > wrote:
I am currently on a Dell Precision 340, but plan to run this on a Dell PowerEdge with an Intel-D dual core processor.  I just got the machine about 3 months ago from Dell, but not sure if the virtualisation hardware is there or not.

How can you tell?

On 4/10/06, Mark Williamson < mark.williamson@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
How recent is your hardware?  You need virtualisation-capable hardware to run
Windows on Xen.  Some recent Intel hardware has it, but it hasn't filter down
to most consumers yet...


On Monday 10 April 2006 17:09, Kenneth George wrote:
> Hello everyone.  I am VERY new to XEN, but know about things like VMWare.
> I am looking for a replacement for VMWare and was told that XEN was much
> better.  I am needing to run M$ WinXP in a virtual machine running inside
> my Ubuntu 5.10 Linux machine.  From what I have read so far, it seems that
> this can be done, but I have not come across any documentation on how to do
> so. Can anyone point me in the right direction?

Dave: Just a question. What use is a unicyle with no seat?  And no pedals!
Mark: To answer a question with a question: What use is a skateboard?
Dave: Skateboards have wheels.
Mark: My wheel has a wheel!

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